Publication of the systematic review of the PREV-IMPACT project : “What we know about evaluating programs to prevent violent extremism”

The UNESO-PREV Chair publishes its systematic review. This report is part of the first phase of the PREV-IMPACT Canada project which, supported by the Community Resiliency Fund of the Canadian Centre for Community Engagement and Violence Prevention and Public Safety Canada, aims to develop and implement Canadian models of program evaluation in the area of violent extremism prevention

Improving evaluation in the prevention of violent extremism is everyone’s business! An international exploratory study

The UNESCO-PREV Chair publishes an international study on the experiences, challenges and learnings of actors involved in the evaluation of programs and practices in the prevention of radicalization and violent extremism in 9 Western countries.

New article about the analysis of ultraviolent terror propaganda in videos produced by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in 2015 and 2016

This paper examines aspects of violent, traumatic terrorist video propaganda produced by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) within the theoretical confines of abjection and the use of utopian/dystopian themes.

New Article on the Link Between the Internet and Violent Extremism

Vivek Venkatesh, one of the UNESCO-PREV Chair’s co-holders, alongside Tiana Gaudette (Simon Fraser University) and Ryan Scrivens (Michigan State University), recently published a new article titled “The Role of the Internet in Facilitating Violent Extremism: Insights from Former Right-Wing Extremists” in Terrorism and Political Violence.