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Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Working Group Eighth Plenary Meeting

Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Working Group Eighth Plenary Meeting

Friday 17 November 2017

VALLETTA – Malta - The Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Working Group Co-Chairs, Australia and Indonesia, organized the Eighth CVE Working Group Plenary Meeting at the International Institute for Justice and the Rule of Law (IIJ), in Valletta on 17 November 2017. The meeting provided participants with an overview of the Working Group’s key achievements in CVE, as well as with the opportunity to discuss the future activities. In addition, participants engaged in a scenario-based discussion and participated in a table top exercise aimed at analysing a threat situation and devising adequate CVE-responses based on a selection of GCTF-developed tools.