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March 2021

European Summit on Islamist Radicalization and the Terrorist Threat

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 2020 terrorist attacks in France led French President Emmanuel Macron to unveil a new anti-radicalism plan. Similarly, the UK, Germany and Austria have had to fight against terrorism. Addressing these challenges, discussing the tools to fight radicalization, and strengthening cooperation are pressing matters.

In this context, Institut Montaigne is partnering with the European Leading Network (ELNET) to host the second session of the European Summit on Islamist Radicalization and Terrorist Threat. This session will take place on March 22, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm CET, and will be dedicated to European jihadism.

With the support of former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, this online conference will welcome prominent politicians and renowned international experts. Discussions will be introduced by Laurent Nuñez, Head of the National Center for Counter-terrorism.

The debates will address the following topics:

  • "Who are the European Jihadists?"
  • "The State of the Terrorist Threat in Europe"
  • "How to Improve European Coordination in the Fight Against Terrorism?"

The program is available here. Please register in advance by using this link.

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