Reports and Publications

Report: Virtual High-Level Meeting on Sport for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism, 18 September 2020 & Virtual International Expert Group Meeting on Sport for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism, 21 – 23 September 2020

Within the framework of the “United Nations Global Programme on the Security of Major Sporting Events, and Promotion of Sport and its Values as a Tool to Prevent Violent Extremism”, UNOCT jointly with the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) through its initiative, Save the Dream, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), convened a High-Level Meeting on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Sports on 18 September, 2020 and an international Expert Group Meeting on 21-23 September, 2020. Both events preceded the launch of a series of initiatives which include, inter alia, the development of a guide for policymakers, a training handbook, a global campaign and a grant awarding mechanism for local civil society organizations (CSOs) working on sports-based prevention of violent extremism (PVE).

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