White Paper

INEE Thematic Paper: Preventing Violent Extremism

Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Adolescents and Youth
Conflict - Peace Education
School Management - Safe Schools and Learning Environments
Conflict - Education for Peacebuilding

There remains limited consensus on how to define violent extremism. This paper highlights some of the more commonly used concepts and working definitions, though INEE does not take a particular stance. The paper presents current thinking and up-to-date research, and provides some examples of how education can contribute towards preventing violence.