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    CVE plays a prominent role in the second Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review QDDR the State Department s policy roadmap released April 28 by Secretary of State John Kerry While the CVE strategy as outlined in the report emphasizes the importance of a free and functioning civil society it echoes the rhetoric from the February White House Summit on CVE and the September 2014 presidential memorandum which focuses on restrictions imposed by foreigh governments and does not address the global impact of U S restrictions on civil society Despite this the report presents yet another potential opening to create dialogue around this issue Read more about State Department Outlines CVE Strategy in New QDDR To Increase Peace Tackle Corruption Report States Date May 11 2015 Improvements in peace are ultimately dependent on decreases in corruption concludes a new report by the Institute for Economics Peace Peace and Corruption 2015 Although the report found that keeping corruption under control is essential for building and maintaining peaceful societies there is no indication of the causal relationship between peace and corruption Read more Read more about To Increase Peace Tackle Corruption Report States To Increase Peace Tackle Corruption Report States Date May 11 2015 Improvements in peace are ultimately dependent on decreases in corruption concludes a new report by the Institute for Economics Peace Peace and Corruption 2015 Although the report found that keeping corruption under control is essential for building and maintaining peaceful societies there is no indication of the causal relationship between peace and corruption Read more Read more about To Increase Peace Tackle Corruption Report States Report Injustices Not Economics Drive Youth Recruitment in Armed Groups Date April 20 2015 Experiences of injustice rather than economics drive youth to armed movements according to a new report by Mercy Corps Youth Consequences Unemployment Injustice and Violence According to the report a growing body of evidence finds no relationship between unemployment and young people s willingness to engage in or support political violence Instead recruitment is driven by factors such as discrimination corruption normalized violence and poor governance Furthermore supply side vocational training risks raising expectations that cannot be satisfied and aggravating perceptions of unfairness especially where programs fail to target the most marginalized are manipulated by local elites or increase vocational skills rather than the supply of jobs Read the full report Read more about Report Injustices Not Economics Drive Youth Recruitment in Armed Groups Report Injustices Not Economics Drive Youth Recruitment in Armed Groups Date April 20 2015 Experiences of injustice rather than economics drive youth to armed movements according to a new report by Mercy Corps Youth Consequences Unemployment Injustice and Violence According to the report a growing body of evidence finds no relationship between unemployment and young people s willingness to engage in or support political violence Instead recruitment is driven by factors such as discrimination corruption normalized violence and poor governance Furthermore supply side vocational training risks raising expectations that cannot be satisfied and aggravating perceptions of

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    as a defense against puritanical and radical groups in the largest Muslim country of the world With their steadfast faith and rejection of violent and repressive ideology these women serve as a pillar of strength in combating violence in their communities and communicating values to young people that encompass human security the report says Read more about Inspiring Stories of Six Women Countering Violent Extremism in Indonesia State Department Official Calls for Civil Society Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism Date March 28 2013 Read more about State Department Official Calls for Civil Society Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism Civil Society s Role Highlighted at UN Counterterrorism Event Date February 24 2013 Civil society plays a vital role as facilitator and innovator in efforts to prevent and counter the threats of violent extremism Cordaid s Lia van Broekhoven said at a recent conference about counterterrorism strategies sponsored by the United Nations With representatives from the UN s CTED and CTITF in attendance she and other participants at the conference advocated for a multidisciplinary counterterrorism approach saying any effective counterterrorism strategy must integrate elements beyond the law enforcement infrastructure and include socio economic political educational developmental human rights and rule of law They called for proportional measures in response to threats and to include input from civil society including humanitarian groups in the development and implementation phases of national anti terror strategies Read more about Civil Society s Role Highlighted at UN Counterterrorism Event Civil Society s Role Highlighted at UN Counterterrorism Event Date February 24 2013 Civil society plays a vital role as facilitator and innovator in efforts to prevent and counter the threats of violent extremism Cordaid s Lia van Broekhoven said at a recent conference about counterterrorism strategies sponsored by the United Nations With representatives from the UN s CTED and CTITF in attendance she and other participants at the conference advocated for a multidisciplinary counterterrorism approach saying any effective counterterrorism strategy must integrate elements beyond the law enforcement infrastructure and include socio economic political educational developmental human rights and rule of law They called for proportional measures in response to threats and to include input from civil society including humanitarian groups in the development and implementation phases of national anti terror strategies Read more about Civil Society s Role Highlighted at UN Counterterrorism Event Cordaid Offers Civil Society s Perspective at UN Counterterrorism Event Date February 21 2013 Civil society plays a vital role as facilitator and innovator in efforts to prevent and counter the threats of violent extremism Cordaid s Lia van Broekhoven said at a conference on counterterrorism strategies sponsored by the United Nations She and other speakers at the conference described counterterrorism efforts by traditional convenors and military actors that exclude civil society as unsustainable and counterproductive Instead comprehensive and inclusive solutions that address the root causes of violent extremism outlined in the UN Global Counter Terrorism Strategy were recommended Sponsored by the the UN s Counterterrorism Centre the event took place in Bogotá Colombia

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    grown terror threat which columnist Glenn Greenwald has called wildly exaggerated to the point of pure fabrication Read more about Two New Reports Homegrown Terror Threat Exaggerated Two New Reports on the Exaggerated Homegrown Terror Threat Date February 12 2012 A new report from the James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy categorized the demographics of persons suspected of having ties to terrorist activity over the last few years and concluded that no one all encompassing profile can be made of the individuals and calls for the safeguarding against the development of incorrect stereotypes that might hamper threat detection A feared wave of homegrown terrorism by radicalized Muslim Americans has not materialized says a new report from the North Carolina based Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security With plots and arrests dropping sharply in recent years the report calls terrorism by Muslim Americans a minuscule threat to public safety Read more about Two New Reports on the Exaggerated Homegrown Terror Threat Two New Reports on the Exaggerated Homegrown Terror Threat Date February 12 2012 A new report from the James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy categorized the demographics of persons suspected of having ties to terrorist activity over the last few years and concluded that no one all encompassing profile can be made of the individuals and calls for the safeguarding against the development of incorrect stereotypes that might hamper threat detection A feared wave of homegrown terrorism by radicalized Muslim Americans has not materialized says a new report from the North Carolina based Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security With plots and arrests dropping sharply in recent years the report calls terrorism by Muslim Americans a minuscule threat to public safety Read more about Two New Reports on the Exaggerated Homegrown Terror Threat Coalition Opposes Misguided Commission on Domestic Threats Date September 28 2011 On Sept 26 2011 a coalition of 36 organizations sent a letter to Sen Diane Feinstein D CA urging her to block a controversial proposal that would create a commission on domestic radicalization The letter says the proposed commission would focus on ideology that is protected by the First Amendment and divert law enforcement resources from investigating criminal activity It notes that Such a course will not make us safer and will lead to the unjust and discriminatory targeting of an entire faith and ethnic community The commission was proposed as an amendment to the intelligence authorization bill H R 1892 by Rep Frank Wolf R VA Read more about Coalition Opposes Misguided Commission on Domestic Threats Clinton Introduces the Global Counterterrorism Forum Date October 3 2011 On Sept 22 2011 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the first Global Counterterrorism Forum in New York Clinton described the Forum as a dedicated global venue to regularly convene key counterterrorism policy makers and practitioners from around the world a place to identify essential priorities devise solutions and chart a path to implementation The Forum will feature several working groups including ones

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    Hill about the Muslim American community s role in countering domestic violent extremism A similarily themed event about the partnership between Muslim Americans and law enforcement was sponsored by the American Arab Anti Discrimination Committee ADC on Feb 2 Read more about Two Capitol Hill Events Spotlight Partnership between Muslim Americans and Law Enforcement Report FBI Investigative Powers Unchecked and Too Broad Date February 1 2011 The largely unchecked investigative powers of the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI undermines counterterrorism efforts and adversely impacts First Amendment activity says a Brennan Center For Justice report released on Jan 18 2011 Read more about Report FBI Investigative Powers Unchecked and Too Broad Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review QDDR Outlines Strategy for State Department and USAID Date January 2 2011 Speaking at the State Department on Dec 15 2010 the Secretary of State unveiled a roadmap for improving U S diplomacy and global development efforts The first ever Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review QDDR outlines sweeping reforms for the State Department and the U S Agency for International Development USAID to better coordinate diplomacy and development initiatives with national security objectives Read more about Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review QDDR Outlines Strategy for State Department and USAID Report Policing Not Enough to Stop Homegrown Terrorists Date November 9 2010 Read more about Report Policing Not Enough to Stop Homegrown Terrorists Polling Data Americans View Humanitarian Aid As Tool to Counter Terror Date October 28 2010 In 2009 the Council on Foreign Relations International Institutions and Global Governance program produced a massive collection of polling data on U S and global public attitudes on international issues including terrorism human rights and international aid and development The data suggest Americans share many similar opinions with their global counterparts viewing the protection of human rights and

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    intertwined relationship between the commitment to human rights and good governance and the fight against terrorism Read more about Clinton Calls for Addressing Root Causes of Terrorism at UN Summit Bipartisan Policy Center s Terror Threat Report U S Slow to Counter Domestic Recruitment by Terrorists Date September 16 2010 Read more about Bipartisan Policy Center s Terror Threat Report U S Slow to Counter Domestic Recruitment by Terrorists Bipartisan Policy Center s Terror Threat Report U S Slow to Counter Domestic Recruitment by Terrorists Date September 16 2010 Read more about Bipartisan Policy Center s Terror Threat Report U S Slow to Counter Domestic Recruitment by Terrorists UN and Experts Call for Increased Role of Civil Society in Countering Terror Date September 16 2010 On Sept 8 2010 the United Nations UN General Assembly reaffirmed its support for the UN anti terror strategy that in part calls for increasing engagement with civil society groups Read more about UN and Experts Call for Increased Role of Civil Society in Countering Terror UN and Experts Call for Increased Role of Civil Society in Countering Terror Date September 16 2010 On Sept 8 2010 the United Nations UN General Assembly reaffirmed its support for the UN anti terror strategy that in part calls for increasing engagement with civil society groups Read more about UN and Experts Call for Increased Role of Civil Society in Countering Terror UN and Experts Call for Increased Role of Civil Society in Countering Terror Date September 16 2010 On Sept 8 2010 the United Nations UN General Assembly reaffirmed its support for the UN anti terror strategy that in part calls for increasing engagement with civil society groups Read more about UN and Experts Call for Increased Role of Civil Society in Countering Terror Witnesses at House

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    violent extremism but underscored the importance of remedying political economic and social factors that contribute to terrorism Read more about State and Defense Officials To Senate Military Alone Cannot Counter Violent Extremism House Hearing Examines Government Community Engagement Efforts To Disrupt Terror Plots Date March 31 2010 Disrupting terror plots Mohamed Elibiary told a House Homeland Security Subcommittee is the mutual goal of both Muslim Americans and law enforcement Read more about House Hearing Examines Government Community Engagement Efforts To Disrupt Terror Plots House Hearing Explores Protecting Speech While Preventing Violent Extremism Date December 30 2009 Coming on the steps of Americans allegedly plotting or committing acts of terrorism a Dec 15 2009 Congressional hearing sought to identify where counterterrorism efforts intended to prevent violence cross the line into punishing radical but protected speech and thought Read more about House Hearing Explores Protecting Speech While Preventing Violent Extremism Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Issues Humanitarian Access Material Support Financial Action Task Force FATF Financial Access Peacebuilding Countering Violent Extremism Click Here For More Issues Solutions Principles to Guide Solutions Models to Draw On Proposed Solutions News The latest headlines Resources Litigation Analysis Background Legislation Studies

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    Guide Solutions 2 Information on existing and widely accepted statements of values codes of conduct and standards that should guide a new regulatory regime for charities and security Models to Draw On 3 Provisions of some existing U S laws and procedures and standards from other countries can be borrowed and adapted in a charity and security context Proposed Solutions 4 Starting with recommendations to President Obama s transition team

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