GAAMAC Events

Geneva, Switzerland

Organized By : Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Geneva Peace Week emphasizes that each and every person, actor and institution has a role to play in building peace and resolving conflict. It recognizes that peacebuilding occurs in many different contexts and cuts across disciplines and sectors. In this sense, Geneva Peace Week breaks down professional silos in order to enable creative responses to violence, exclusion and insecurity. Find the full programme for the 2019 Geneva Peace Week here.


Geneva, Switzerland

Organized By : Geneva Centre for Security Policy

13-16 March 2017

Design a Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism

This course offers a unique opportunity to unpack the process of formulating a strategy for preventing and countering violent extremism. It examines the implications of UN Security Council Resolution 2178 for those involved in developing national plans to prevent and counter violent extremism (PVE/CVE). It also analyses root causes of violent radicalism and studies the methods used to promote violent extremist ideologies. Participants will examine the phenomena of foreign terrorist fighters and strategic communications. Experts and participants work together to develop new ideas for the most effective PVE/CVE practices.

Who Should Attend 

Open to mid-career professionals working in national ministries and international organisations, as well as: 

  • individuals and representatives of organisations implementing programmes on the ground
  • development agencies in countries experiencing violent extremism
  • community-based organisations conducting CVE/PVE activities
  • private sector professionals and national officials from countries afflicted by radicalisation

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Geneva, Switzerland

Organized By : Geneva Centre for Security Policy

By the Geneva Centre for Security Policy

13 - 16 June 2016

The biennial International Security Forum brings together some 350 dignitaries who make and shape international security affairs. For 22 years world diplomats, ministers, government officials, military and private sector personnel have come to ISF. The GCSP will host the 11th ISF from 13 to 15 June 2016 at the Maison de la paix in Geneva, Switzerland.

The ISF Conferences have provided discourse on traditional challenges such as nuclear disarmament and regional conflicts, and emerging issues such as asymmetrical warfare and climate change. The 2016 edition of the International Security Forum will be held under the theme of Global Disorder - Security in a World Disrupted.

The 11th ISF hosted by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), sponsored and co-organised by the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs as an official Swiss government contribution to the Partnership for Peace. The main conference partners include the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and the Centre for Security Studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.

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