CVE Center Meetings with Regional Education Departments and Educational Offices (DAR/ZA)

3rd Regional Coordination Conference for Counter-Terrorism and Prevention and Countering Violent Extremism in South East Europe
“Increasing Penitentiary Capacities in Addressing Radicalism in Prisons in the Western Balkans – Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II”

CVE Center Meetings with Regional Education Departments and Educational Offices (DAR/ZA)

In line with the Action Plan of the National Strategy against Violent Extremism, the CVE Center organized in December 2018 information meetings (12 districts) with officials and specialists of the Regional Educational Offices and Educational Offices (DAR/ZA) as well as officials and psychologists working in schools. The purpose of these meetings was to present the CVE Action Plan (2018-2020) for the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth.

The participants were introduced to the Action Plan measures and activities and to the role and functioning of the CVE Center.

The information meetings took place in the months of November-December 2018 as follows:

  • Shkodër            22 November 2018
  • Korçë                   5 December 2018
  • Elbasan               6 December 2018
  • Dibër                  11 December 2018
  • Kukës                 12 December 2018
  • Berat                  12 December 2018
  • Durrës               14 December 2018
  • Lezhë                 17 December 2018
  • Tiranë (qytet)  18 December 2018
  • Gjirokastër       18 December 2018
  • Fier                    19 December 2018
  • Vlorë                 20 December 2018
  • Tiranë (qark)  20 December 2018

During the meetings, the participants took note of the need to undertake concrete activities in order to provide more security for children and young people who may be at risk of radicalization or violent extremism. During the conversations, opinions were shared on some issues identified as necessary to be considered for intervention with a view to prevention.