In 2019, the UNESCO-PREV Chair started conducting a mapping of centers of expertise in prevention of violent extremism (PVE), which includes expert individuals and organizations working in primary, secondary and tertiary PVE programs. The UNESCO-PREV Chair is proud to unveil its interactive map.
In conjunction with the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Project Someone is proud to announce the upcoming launch of PROFILE, a practical toolkit that aims to understand racial and social profiling. In this short teaser video-clip, Will Prosper—founder of Hoodstock and former RCMP officer—talks about the broad ways in which profiling occurs and Quebec’s failure to recognize the problem.
Location: Concordia University (1250, Guy Street), Montréal, QC, CanadaStart Date: 04/05/2020 12:00 am End Date: 18/06/2020 11:59 pm
The UNESCO-PREV Chair presents its Summer Institute course titled “(Re) Imagining the Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism”, offered through distance-learning classes from May 4th to June 8th, and from June 16th to 18th, 2020.
Location: Le Gesù (room Custeau), Montréal, QC, CanadaStart Date: 17/03/2020 5:00 pm End Date: 17/03/2020 7:00 pm
As part of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Ministry of Canadian Heritage, Québec region, will host an event titled “Diversity and Inclusion: Diversity Representativeness For the Elimination of Racial Discrimination” on March 17th, 2020, in Montréal, Canada.
M. Vivek Venkatesh, Co-Holder of the UNESCO Chair in prevention of radicalisation and violent extremism and Professor at Concordia University, will represent the Chair and its Project SOMEONE at the event.
Location: Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, CanadaStart Date: 07/05/2020 8:45 am End Date: 08/05/2020 5:00 pm
Alongside their collaborators, the UNESCO Chair in Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism (UNESCO-PREV Chair) and the Research and Action on Social Polarisations (RAPS) team co-organize a two-day conference on the outcomes and perspective from initiatives and practices in the field of prevention of radicalisation and violent extremism in Québec.