Shamil Idriss, President of Search for Common Ground, a global conflict transformation organizationProf. Peter VermeerschAnthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Oct 28

Shamil Idriss

On Radicalisation

12:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Religion, radicalisation and countering violent extremism: Myths and realities

What are we getting right and what are we missing? Shamil Idriss will speak from his experience, and from Search for Common Ground’s track record of conflict transformation in more than 30 countries for over 30 years. Looking at paths away from radicalisation, Shamil Idriss will dispel some of the myths that surround what leads people to radicalisation. And he will discuss alternative ways of mobilising and empowering youth.


12.45 – 2.30PM  Full Circle Lunch Talk

An express trip with our speaker, during your lunch break. Simple lunch provided.
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Registration is compulsory
Location announced to registered participants (EU quarter)


Shamil Idriss is the President of Search for Common Ground, a global conflict transformation organisation with offices in 35 countries, and is Senior Advisor to the UN, facilitating dialogue between religious leaders and activists and policy makers from the Arab region, Europe, and the United Stated before, during, and after the ‘Arab Spring’. Mr Idriss has also served as Senior Advisor at the World Economic Forum and member of the Steering Committee of the Forum’s Council of 100 Leaders.


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