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Policy brief summarizing lessons learnt on the EU’s measures to prevent violent extremism in the region



While most research on violent extremism (VE) focuses on why people turn to violence, this policy brief looks at the issue the other way round. We sum up the lessons learnt from our findings on why the majority of those living in enabling environments often choose not to get involved in violence and, against this background, to (re-)consider the EU’s measures for prevention and countering of violent extremism (P/CVE) in the Western Balkans (WB).
  • Published year: 2022
  • Full version: Read here
  • Publisher: PREVEX
  • Language: English


  • Terrorism and extremism
  • Europe
  • The EU