Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism - Discussion in Municipality of Lipjan

Kosovar Centre for Security Studies, today on November 21 2018, organized the next conference in Lipjan Municipality, as part of the project “Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in Kosovo through Youth and Community Engagement” supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Kosovo.

Part of the panel were:

Mr. Fauz Xhemajli, Deputy Mayor of Municipality of Lipjan

Ms. Mimoza Hasani- Pllana, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

Mr. Skender Perteshi, KCSS

Mr. Skender Perteshi, presented the KCSS work on PVE and organizations contribution in drafting the National Strategy and expressed the readiness of KCSS in cooperating with the local level on PVE.

Part of this meeting were: municipal actors, representatives of village councils in the municipality of Lipjan, representatives of the local youth Action council and civil society organizations.

In the discussion it was said that there should be more activities with Youth, and to have more discussions about the threats and risks of violent extremism also Strengthening of the local security mechanisms such as: Municipal Community Safety Councils, Action Teams for Community Safety and village councils in fight against violent extremism.