COR at UNDP’s Tunis Conference on Violent Extremism and Future of PVE in Libya

The international high level event took place from 10–12 October 2022 at the at the Carthage Thalasso Resort Hotel in Tunis, Tunisia. The conference brought together 8 different Libyan ministries, over 65 Civil Society Organizations and Countering Violent Extremism experts from all over the globe.  

The conference was made possible by the kind sponsorship of the Foreign Ministries of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan and the European Union.  

At the conference, the United Nation’s Development Program’s “Preliminary Assessment: Preventing Violent Extremism in Libya” report to which Aya Burweila, COR’s Founder acted as a contributor and adviser to was presented and discussed with stakeholders.  

COR Founder and Director Aya Burweila briefed the conference on the role of women  in preventing violent extremism and presented her research and analysis on this topic.  This briefing session highlighted and explored the three sensitive areas for PVE:  

1. Human rights and policy frameworks on gender and PVE  

2. Gender mainstreaming dimensions in PVE  

3. Gender mainstreaming priorities in PVE  

The Report can accessed here (click link): UNDP PVE Libya Report (Nov 2021)

The Program agenda can be accessed here (click link): Emerging Trends of Violent Extremism and the Future of PVE in Libya