Preventing Violent Extremism: A Community-focused Approach by Eric Rosand

  • Old Library All Souls College Oxford OX1 4AL

Please note that in Week 3 the Violent Non-State Group seminar is on Monday rather than Wednesday to coincide with Eric Rosand's visit to Oxford.

Preventing Violent Extremism: A Community-focused Approach

This talk on the global CVE Agenda will highlight some of the challenges and opportunities confronting governments and the multilateral system in the face of a violent extremist threat that is both more global and localized than ever.   

Eric Rosand is the Director of the Prevention Project: Organizing Against Violent Extremism and a nonresident senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings and its Project on U.S.-Relations with the Islamic World.  His research focuses on countering violent extremism (CVE) and strengthening international cooperation against terrorism. He was formerly a senior official in the U.S. Department of State where he served as the Department’s policy coordinator for the White House CVE Summit and its follow-on process and spearheaded the design and launch of a number of international initiatives, including the Global Counterterrorism Forum.  He has published widely on international counterterrorism and CVE issues and is the co-author (with Alistair Millar) Allied Against Terrorism: Strengthening Worldwide Commitment (Century; 2006).  He holds an LL.M. in Public International Law from Cambridge University, a JD from Columbia University School of Law, and a BA in History from Haverford College.