Muflehun held a half day ViralPeace workshop for Heroes Muenchen, a young men’s organization working towards the equality of women and men at the US Consulate in Munich. The focus of the discussions was on issues that impact their lives, such as racism and discrimination, and digital safety for responsible online engagement.
Muflehun partnered with MediaCom to run a half day ViralPeace workshop focused on metanarratives and digital safety at their offices in New York City. The issues of racism, discrimination and the perception of images were highlighted by the participants.
Muflehun partnered with Cure Violence, Life After Hate, Illinois Targeted Violence Prevention Program (TVPP) and community organizations to launch ViralPeace Chicago in July 2016. After two intense days of theory, exercises and brainstorming, the groups designed projects to reduce violence and improve community relations in Chicago and to provide access to mental health support groups for college students.
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
Muflehun participated at an invitation-only Justice Sector Training, Research and Coordination Symposium by the The Rule of Law Collaborative at the University of South Carolina. The topic was “Exploring the Relationship Between the Rule of Law and Violent Extremism in the Middle East.” The symposium examined how state-based formal institutions—particularly those charged with upholding the rule of law, such as police, courts and corrections—can contribute to the kinds of grievances that are associated with… Read More »JUSTRAC- Rule of Law and Countering Violent Extremism
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.
Expanding on the one-year anniversary of the 2015 White House CVE Summit and calls for action at the 2015 UN General Assembly meetings, Creative Associates International and other strategic partners held a dynamic CVE symposium for world leaders, policy makers, peacebuilders, media, technologists, and civil society to grapple with the challenges to countering violent extremism today, define gaps in methodologies, and redefine opportunities for innovative solutions and their implications in… Read More »CVE Symposium
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
Muflehun joined ICRD and PAIMAN Alumni Trust in Pakistan to teach a week-long training workshop for women leaders and teachers at womens’ madrassas on preventing radicalization and violent extremism. With participants representing four major cities from different provinces, each team designed their own local, customized and contextualized implementation plan based on their learnings from the workshop.
The US State Department invited Muflehun Executive Director Humera Khan and other community leaders from around the world to discuss the best ways to counter extremism for the #StrongCities Initiative. Ms. Khan talks to NPR about the role of civilians in this space. Communities Encouraged to Share Ways To Combat Extremists