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Conference: The Role of the State, Education, Community Outreach, Responsible Media, and Religio-Cultural Dialogues in Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

The conference theme seeks to understand the ontologies, epistemologies, theories, studies, narratives, motivations, causes, effects, and impacts of violent extremism, including exploring approaches, frameworks, solutions, and mechanisms on how to counter it by utilizing the imperatives and significances of the state, education, sustainable community outreach programs, highly principled and responsible media, and inter/intra-faith or religio-cultural dialogues that promote religious pluralism, multiculturalism, respect for diversity, acceptance and tolerance. It is organized and sponsored by the UP CIDS Islamic Studies Program (ISP), UP Office of International Linkages (UP OIL), UP Institute of Islamic Studies (UP IIS), Philippine International Studies Organization (PHISO), and UP-IIS Graduate Students Organization.
This will be held on September 22, 2018 (Saturday), 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM, at the UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED), UP Diliman, Quezon City. Visit or email [email protected] for more information.