narrative

UN Open Camps Hackathon

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Open Camps is a community-run conference focused on the use of open source technologies to address humanitarian issues and pursue the UN’s GlobalGoals. This is the world’s largest mission-driven open source conference, with 6,000+ attendees joining for 25+ conferences & events, featuring 400+ sessions on dozens of open source technologies. The Unite for Humanity Hackathon, part of the Open Camps,  strives to create solutions to some of our world’s most… Read More »UN Open Camps Hackathon

Youtube Bootcamp Against Hate and Extremism

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Muflehun joined activists and change-makers from around the country to learn more about how Youtube can be best used to push back against hate, extremism and violence.

Recognizing and Responding to Radicalization in Central Asia

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The United Nations Regional Centre for Preventative Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) and the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) invited Muflehun to their regional workshop on “Recognizing and Responding to Radicalization that can Lead to Violent Extremism and Terrorism in Central Asia” as part of a comprehensive implementation of the Joint Plan of Action for Central Asia under the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. Muflehun presented on “How can we… Read More »Recognizing and Responding to Radicalization in Central Asia

UN Security Council CTC Special Meeting & CTED Technical Sessions on Preventing Abuse of ICT

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Muflehun Executive Director Humera Khan joined the technology panel at the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) Special Meeting on Preventing terrorists from exploiting the Internet and social media to recruit terrorists and incite terrorist acts, while respecting human rights and fundamental freedoms. Facebook, Twitter, Weibo and Microsoft joined as co-panelists to discuss public-private collaboration for #reclaimingtheweb. Muflehun also joined a panel on “Use of ICT for Counter-Messaging” at the UN Security Council… Read More »UN Security Council CTC Special Meeting & CTED Technical Sessions on Preventing Abuse of ICT

Expert Roundtable on “Developing an Effective Counter-Narrative Framework for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)”

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In June 2014, Muflehun participated in a one and a half day expert roundtable on “Developing an Effective Counter-Narrative Framework for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)” organized by Hedayah and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism—the Hague (ICCT). The meeting included approximately 25 leading experts to examine the different requirements for an effective counter-narrative framework and provide recommendations on its implementation. The discussions used a background paper by Dr. Alex P. Schmid as a starting point to… Read More »Expert Roundtable on “Developing an Effective Counter-Narrative Framework for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)”