VIDEO: "Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic"

VIDEO: OSCEPA – PAM - UNOCT Web Dialogue "Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic" – 30 June 2020, 15:30 - 18:00 CET

OSCE PA-PAM-UNOCT Parliamentary Web Dialogue on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on violent extremism and the role of parliamentarians in counter-terrorism efforts

On the occasion of the International Day of Parliamentarism, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), held a joint webinar to take stock of the latest terrorism and violent extremism trends. The event provided a platform for representatives of more than 65 parliaments to exchange views on how to retain counter-terrorism efforts high on the international agenda during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The webinar featured remarks from Gennaro Migliore, Chair of PAM’s Special Parliamentary Committee on Counterterrorism; Reinhold Lopatka, Chair of the OSCE PA’s Ad Hoc Committee on Countering Terrorism; Mauro Miedico, Deputy Director and Chief of Special Projects and Innovation Branch (SPIB) – UNOCT; Amb. Mohamed El-Amine Ould Ikek, Assistant Secretary General for Legal Affairs at the League of Arab States; Amb. Alena Kupchyna, Director of the Transnational Threats Department at the OSCE; Dr. Andrea Margelletti, President of the International Studies Centre and Advisor to the Ministry of Defense of Italy; and OSCE PA President George Tsereteli.

Click here for the press release.

Photos from the event are available on Flickr.



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