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ICCT - The Hague & QIASS Cooperate on Countering Violent Extremism

February 7, 2013

On Thursday 7 February 2013, the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) and the Qatar International Academy for Security Studies (QIASS) gathered in The Hague to explore possibilities for future cooperation and sign a Memorandum of Understanding. Areas of mutual interest for both organisations include the countering of violent extremism, counter-narratives as well as the rehabilitation and reintegration of violent extremist offenders. Jointly with several Dutch and Qatari counter-terrorism officials, ICCT and QIASS delegations engaged in discussions on topics of mutual interest in a roundtable meeting. Ms. Susan Sim, QIASS Visiting Scholar, kick-started the meeting with a presentation on her latest research on former violent extremist offenders in Indonesia, in a paper that was officially launched that day....more

New QIASS CVE Study to be Launched

February 16, 2012

The Qatar International Academy for Security Studies (QIASS) is delighted to announce that on Tuesday February 21, 2012, a new research paper -- Countering Violent Extremism: Community Engagement Programmes in Europe, a research paper by Stephen White and Kieran McEvoy -- will be released at at high profile event in Doha, Qatar. Included among the attending dignitaries will be Members of the British Parliament. ...more

QIASS Launches 1st International Sports Security Conference

March 4, 2011

The 1st International Sports Security Conference will take place in Doha, at Aspire Zone on the 9th and 10th March 2011. This event gathers the key decision makers, experts and practitioners in sports integrity and security throughout the World and aims to improve information sharing and to explore best practices and pressing issues in sports security today....more

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