A New Chair to Prevent Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

UNESCO PRESS RELEASE, 21 December 2017

UNESCO, in cooperation with the University of Sherbrooke, University of Quebec in Montreal and Concordia University, has launched a new Chair on the Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism.

The creation of this UNESCO Chair is a step further in the implementation of UNESCO Executive Board Decision 197 EX/Decision 46: “UNESCO’s role in promoting education as a tool to prevent violent extremism” and the achievement of Target 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Education, ensuring that “all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development”.

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