INEE Thematic Paper: Preventing Violent Extremism

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.

Resource Info

PVE Thematic Paper

Resource Type

White Paper


Published by

Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)


Adolescents and Youth
Education for Peacebuilding
Peace Education
Safe Schools and Learning Environments