Seminar / Conference
15-17 April 2015 | Oslo, Norway
This thematic seminar will investigate and compare different political, ethnic and religious forms of violent extremism which in recent years have appealed to young persons in Europe and its neighbouring countries.
The seminar programme will contain input from academics researching youth and violent extremism, young persons with a past impacted by violent extremism and youth workers with experience working with prevention for, and rehabilitation of, such youth.
Along with presentations of best practice examples from participants, the seminar will consist of lectures, discussions, group work and the sharing of experiences and challenges.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
* Develop an understanding for violent extremism.
* Examine what attracts youth to violent extremism and how they are recruited.
* Investigate how youth work is a primary force for preventing extremism amongst youth.
* Discuss how to best help youth that have fallen prey to violent extremism reintegrate into their society and local community.
* How to develop and use international networks in working with youth effected by violent extremism.
* Professionals and volunteers over the age of 18 from Programme Countries and Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU who work directly with young people.
* Youth workers that represent municipalities, other public youth work organisations or youth work done by NGOs.
* Although not a requirement, participants should have worked with youth and violent extremism and be willing to share these experiences.
ABOUT THE SEMINAR
Language: English, but fluency is not a requirement.
Location: Oslo, Norway
Arrival on the 14th of April.
Program starts at 09:00 15th of April
Program ends at 13:00 17th of April
Participation in the entire training is compulsory.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS FROM COUNTRIES NEIGHBOURING THE EU:
If you have any questions regarding your participation please contact:
EASTERN PARTNERSHIP COUNTRIES + RUSSIAN FEDERATION – firstname.lastname@example.org
WESTERN BALKANS – email@example.com
SOUTHERN MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES – firstname.lastname@example.org
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