Extremism and Radicalization in Quebec and Canada: Current Situation and Issues

Location: Quebec City

Start Date: 2019-06-27 09:00:00   End Date: 2019-06-27 18:00:00


The UNESCO-PREV Chair and the Ministry of International Relations and Francophonie organized this conference in Quebec City. Representatives from the Ministries of International Relations and Francophonie, Public Safety, Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion and Education were in attendance. During this conference, the three co-chairs addressed four relevant topics on violent extremism and the way in which they are handled in Quebec and Canada: the return of extremist travellers, the far right, the treatment of radicalized people and finally, social pedagogy to prevent online hate speech and to build community resilience.