Cross-border data flows govern almost everything we do today. States are facing a dilemma between protection of their data and benefits from free-flow. Europe faces a challenge from the US, the dominating actor in the digital world, and a threat from China’s authoritarian model. Europe must make choices to strengthen its position in the digital field.
Europe has faced a series of terrorist attacks on its soil for over a decade, prompting the European Union to pledge a crackdown on extremism. The recent terrorist attack, on April 23, 2021 in Rambouillet, where police officer Stéphanie Monfermé was assassinated, illustrates how pressing this security challenge is. It is more necessary than ever to strengthen European cooperation and discuss the tools to tackle radicalization and the terrorist threat.
In this context, Institut Montaigne is partnering with the European Leading Network (ELNET) to host the third session of the European Summit on Islamist Radicalization and Terrorist Threat. This session will take place on June 23, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm CET, and will be dedicated to European public policies on deradicalization, the fight against Islamist propaganda online and its concrete implementation: terrorism.
With the support of former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, this online conference will welcome prominent politicians and renowned international experts, including former British Prime Minister, Theresa May.
The debates will address the following topics:
The program is available here. Please register in advance by using this link.
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