SPOTLIGHT

UNESCO-PREV Chair to Take Part in the Summer School of the Institut du Nouveau Monde

Marie-Ève Carignan, Head of Media Division of the UNESCO-PREV Chair, will take part in the event on August 4th, 2020 during a virtual workshop titled “Revisiting democratic spaces and citizen participation in times of pandemic” and organized by Élections Québec.

The UNESCO-PREV Chair Launches Its Mapping of Centers of Expertise in PVE

En 2019, la Chaire UNESCO-PREV a amorcé la réalisation d’une cartographie mondiale des pôles d’expertise, comprenant tant des expert·e·s que des organisations oeuvrant dans le domaine de la prévention primaire, secondaire et tertiaire de la radicalisation et de l’extrémisme violents.

The UNESCO-PREV Chair Launches the PREV-IMPACT Project

The UNESCO Chair in Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism is leading PREV-IMPACT, a new research project which aims to develop evaluation models for primary, secondary and tertiary PVE programs adapted to the Canadian context through action research.

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16 June

Canadian Commission for UNESCO and UNESCO-PREV Chair Join Forces to Combat Social and Racial Profiling

The Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO), the UNESCO Chair on the Prevention of Radicalization and Violent Extremism (UNESCO-PREV) and Project SOMEONE (Social Media Education Every Day) announce the launch of PROFILE, a toolkit to combat racial and social profiling.

09 June

FRQSC Grant for Landscape of Hope Project that Tackles Cyber Pressure

Project Someone collaborators and Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) members Owen Chapman (principal investigator), Sandra Chang-Kredl, Annabelle Brault, and Vivek Venkatesh (co-applicants) have received a three-year grant from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) for $204,610 as a research-creation team.

28 May

Deconfinement: There Is No Perfect Solution

Professor David Morin, co-holder of the UNESCO-PREV Chair, is co-author of this text on deconfinement in Quebec. While the situation appears to be stable in other parts of Quebec, Montreal is among the cities most affected worldwide by the COVID-19 pandemic. In certain boroughs and more importantly in residential and long-term care centres (CHSLDs), the situation far exceeds the government’s capacity to assist certain segments of the population. The COVID-19 pandemic has thus turned into a sectoral humanitarian crisis.