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