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Policy brief summarising the EU and other stakeholder’s prevention strategy towards violent extremism in the region, Middle East



The EU-Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Preventive Violent Extremism (PvE) co-operation is wide-ranging, and has been since a formalized partnership between the EU and MENA countries was outlined in the 1995 Barcelona Declaration. It has nevertheless received added attention following numerous terrorist attacks within the EU during the last decade; and European foreign fighters have been linked to the attacks in Paris in 2015; in Brussels, Berlin, and Nice in 2016; and in Manchester, London, and Barcelona in 2017.
  • Published year: 2020
  • Full version: Read here
  • Publisher: PREVEX
  • Language: English