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Topical issues that most young people are concerned about were discussed at an international online conference “The Role of Youth in Countering Radicalism, Extremism and Terrorism” on 18 February 2021.

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Topical issues that most young people are concerned about were discussed at an international online conference “The Role of Youth in Countering Radicalism, Extremism and Terrorism” on 18 February 2021.

Executive Director of the CICA Secretariat, Mr. Kairat Sarybay, in his welcoming speech, emphasized the need for close collaboration when it comes to protect young people and future generation from the destructive influence.  

During the meeting, there had been an exchange of opinions on political and legal frameworks for combating terrorism, extremism and radicalism among young people. The conference participants recognized the importance of enhancing cooperation between the state and civil society.

The conference was held in the framework of CICA’s “New Challenges and Threats” Confidence Building Measure in an effort to establish strong interaction among Member States to combat terrorism and prevent separatist, extremist organisations’ activities.

The event was organised by the Youth Affairs Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

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