Conferences and Seminars

12.06.2018
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SCO RATS Representative Takes Part in the International Conference on The Role of Youth in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism

Representative of the SCO RATS Executive Committee Mr. Golovanov took part in the international conference on the Role of Youth in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism, organized by the Office of the OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan, the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the relevant United Nations bodes from July 11-12, 2018 in the cities of Tashkent and Samarkand.

In the course of the conference, the participants discussed issues of youth participation in the implementation of a set of measures to counter violent extremism and radicalization that lead to terrorism (VERLT), prevention of violent extremism on the Internet, cooperation between the state and civil society in this sphere were discussed. The international and national experience on the development of legal and political framework for preventing and counteracting VERLT among young people, emerging challenges and the role of youth in the prevention of VERLT, as well as the experience of Uzbekistan in the field of inter-ethnic and interdenominational relations are considered.

The event was attended by the heads of international and regional organizations, over 200 experts from more than 40 countries, and the representatives of the diplomatic corps in Tashkent.