Civil Society Workshop in Advance of the UN-UAE Regional Conference for Arab League Countries (UAE)

17 December 2019

Prior to the high-level conference on Empowering Youth and Promoting Tolerance: Practical Approaches to Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Conducive to TerrorismHedayah, the Global Center on Cooperative Security, United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation organized a one-day workshop led by regional and international civil society organizations.

The workshop enabled grassroots actors to exchange views on the Conference’s agenda with a focus on youth, community engagement, empowerment and resilience. The discussions, recommendations, and outcomes of the workshop fed into the larger high-level Conference.