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Live webinar: Developing youth-led solutions to polarization and tensions resulting from COVID-19

On Thursday 2 July, the Extremely Together leaders and the Kofi Annan Foundation hosted the third in a series of #ETDiscussions on youth, peace and the prevention of violent extremism (PVE). Online consultations designed by and for global youth on how COVID-19 has affected the work and activism of youth leaders worldwide. What solutions can young people bring to strengthen PVE work? What opportunities do we see as a result of COVID-19? What does the future of youth activism look like?

Date & Time: Thursday 2 July 2020, 18h00 – 19h00 CET
Hosts: Jonah Obajeun & Mimoun Berrissoun of Extremely Together
Panel: Mr. Mridul Upadhyay, Asia Coordinator, United Network of Young Peacebuilders & Dr. Erin Saltman, Head of Counterterrorism & Dangerous Organisation Policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Facebook

Recording

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ET Digital Discussions

Read the statement from our 10 Extremely Together young leaders and see
the recording of the previous ET digital discussion:

Session 1: See the recording of the first ET digital discussion
Setting the scene: COVID-19, youth & the landscape of violent extremism

Session 2: See the recording of the second ET digital discussion
The effects of COVID-19 on youth-led activism and the prevention of violent extremism

Take part in a short online survey aimed at collecting as many youth perspectives as possible on peace and preventing violent extremism and continue the conversation on Extremely Together social media and using #ETDiscussions hashtag.

Upcoming session:

Session 4: 16 July at 6 pm CET – Register here
Our demand of our leaders – Reforms needed for a post-pandemic future