AU, US Mission to AU to hold 1st-ever Counter Violent Extremism Week

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The United States Mission to the African Union and the African Union are putting on their first ever Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Week at the African Union Commission from 25 - 27 October, 2017.

The CVE Week is a joint initiative of the United States Mission to the African Union Commission, in collaboration with the US State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism, USAID Africa Bureau.

This week has been designed to bring together professionals from across the world – including representatives from the Regional Economic Communities – to discuss ways in which the United States and the African Union can collectively work together to prevent and counter the rise of violent extremism in Africa.

The U.S. Mission to the African Union and the AU hope to make this an annual event, according to the media channel of the AU.
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25 october 2017 04:50:43




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