CVE Initiatives

The Prevention Project The Prevention Project will examine how to put into effect a “whole of society” approach to prevent the spread of violent extremism. The project will conclude with a comprehensive report at the end of 2016 that will be comprised of expert, independent recommendations and lessons learned since 9/11.
Against Violent Extremism A network of former violent extremists and survivors of violent extremism come together to push back extremist narratives
Counter Extremism Project An organization that aims “to shine a light of transparency and accountability on those persons, businesses and institutions that financially underpin the activities of extremist groups”
Countering Violent Extremism The Global Center on Cooperative Security’s page on CVE, as well as their platform for the CVE summits
Global Research Network on Countering Violent Extremism A collaborative research network launched by USIP, USAID and the State Department
Heyadah Established in Sept 2011, it serves as the premier international institution for training, dialogue, collaboration, and research to counter violent extremism. Their 2015 CVE efforts align with the objectives of the CVE Summit 2015.
Insights on terrorism A playlist of 10 TED talks related to terrorism and extremism
Inspire “Inspire is a counter-extremism and human rights organization which seeks to address inequalities facing British Muslim women.”
International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism “The International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE) is an action based, interdisciplinary, research center working on psychosocial, cultural, political, economic, ideological, and technological topics impacting global peace and security.”
International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) strives “to bring together knowledge and leadership. Producing first class, rigorous research, our aim is to educate the public and help policymakers and practitioners find more intelligent solutions in dealing with radicalisation and political violence.”
Stop Violent Extremism: Madrid +10 This initiative “aims to inform and empower stakeholders in the struggle against radicalization and violent extremism and the actions that governments and society must firmly and jointly undertake to effectively tackle this scourge, while respecting democracy and the rule of law.”
Transnational Initiative Countering Violent Extremism An independent think-tank that was established in April 2015 to counter violent extremism and build peace
UK Security and Counter-Terrorism The Guardian’s list of articles related to counter-terrorism and violent extremism
Women Preventing Extremist Violence A pilot project of the USIP’s Gender and Peacebuilding team

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