Preventing Social Polarizations

Partnering in Practice: Preventing Social Polarizations This booklet was developed for the Partnership in Practice: Preventing Social Polarizations conference held in Edmonton from November 30 to December 3, 2018. It includes a set of activities to help integrate and organize the information collected by stakeholders and participants. It will provide support to consolidate key ideas from formal events and informal conversations with researchers, practitioners and other young people. This workbook is intended as a tool where you can put down your thoughts and complete some exercises in order to develop your personal understanding of the concepts that you will hear

Understanding for better action

Understanding Radicalization Leading to Youth Violence for Better Action. A Guide for Teaching Staff. Geneviève Audet | Université du Québec à Montréal and SHERPA Réginald Fleury| Educational Consultant in Intercultural Education Cécile Rousseau | McGill University and SHERPA As part of the 2015–2018 Government Action Plan—Radicalization in Quebec: Acting, Preventing, Detecting and Living Together, SHERPA, the research centre affiliated with University Institute regarding ethnocultural communities of CIUSSS Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, in collaboration with the Reception and Intercultural Education Services Branch of the Department of Education and Higher Education, has developed training on violent radicalization among youth in Quebec . This guide aims

Digital citizens of tomorrow workbooks

In April of 2018, the UNESCO-PREV Chair received funding from Global Affairs Canada to collaborate with various community, scholastic and public policy stakeholders in Lebanon and create opportunities for primary prevention activities that build community resilience against violent extremism. Our team of experts at Project Someone collaborated with stakeholders at five organizations including Heritage College, the Majed Abu Sharar Media Foundation, the Youth Association for the Blind & Inclusion Network, the Collective for Research and Training on Development – Action, as well as Basmeh Wa Zaytouneh. Amongst the various resources we co-created with our stakeholders, we showcase herein the finalized

Terrorism and the Media: A Handbook for Journalists

Les Médias face au terrorisme: manuel pour les journalistes Published by UNESCO, 2017 For the past several years, probably no other subject has given rise to such permanent media coverage, as well as challenging professionals to maintain journalistic balance and integrity. Many of the violent attacks we see happening today are imagined, at least in part, with the media in mind, and no longer only target the real victims but millions of shocked and upset audiences around the world. Additionally, faced with intense pressure to attract the public in the context of permanent technological and financial changes, the media can