• As Part of High-Level, Event-Packed Week, the Riyadh Forum on Countering Extremism and Fighting Terrorism Kicks-off Tomorrow
As Part of High-Level, Event-Packed Week, the Riyadh Forum on Countering Extremism and Fighting Terrorism Kicks-off Tomorrow

The inaugural Riyadh Forum on Countering Extremism and Fighting Terrorism, is kicking-off tomorrow at the Intercontinental Hotel. Organized by The King Faisal Center for Research study and Islamic studies, and funded by the Islamic Armed forces Counter Terrorism Coalition, this year's theme "“The Nature of Extremism and the Future of Terrorism” belongs to the high-level, event-packed week, accompanying President Donald Trump's historic visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Riyadh Forum will have world renown keynote speakers, including HRH Royal prince Turki Al Faisal, Chairman of Board of Advisors, The King Faisal Facility for Study and Islamic Researches, Former US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Former Foreign Minister of Italy Franco Frattini, Teacher Ridwan Elsayyed, Professor of Islamic Studies, Lebanese University, Dr. Hoda Al-Helaissi, Member of the Shoura Council, Dr. Saud Alsarhan, Assistant General of The King Faisal Center for Study and Islamic Researches, Sir John Jenkins, Executive Director, The International Institute for Strategic Studies - Middle East, Bahrain and Richard Barrett, Director, The Global Srategy Network, Former Head of Global Counterterrorism Operations MI6.

On top of that, there will certainly be twenty-six subject matter professionals, broken down right into four panels, in the locations of countering extremism and fighting terrorism. Their knowledge and expertise will certainly create vital conversations on problem encountering the world today as they associate with the nature of extremism and the future of terrorism. The forum will likewise see engagement of greater than 100 scholastic and media professionals from around the world, in addition to a large audience from within the Kingdom.

The forum consists of four panels: Daesh 2.0 & The Future of Terrorism; Online Extremism and Offline Terrorism; The Crime/Terror Nexus; and Challenging Terrorism. The forum panels intend to provide an open and honest conversation on the problems encountering our region and the world today. Each panel will be gone to by topic specialists, in the fields of extremism and terrorism, that will shed light on the genuine nature of extremism and review actual services to combating terrorism. The hope is that this discussion will certainly inspire others to perform study and establish tangible approaches to fight extremism in all its types.

Due to overwhelming public demand for attendance the organizers opened up the forum to public, supplying them the possibility to register online at http://kfcris.com/en/reg on an initial come first served basis. The King Faisal Facility for Study and Islamic Research studies has likewise recently unveiled the forum logo, a symbol of decision, including the palm of the hand in the sign of stand in the face of extremism and terrorism. The multi-color indicates the approaches where we could unify to fight extremism and terrorism - intellectual, financial, political and ideology.

The King Faisal Center for Study and Islamic Studies - established in 1983 - is considered as a tribune of research study that combines scientists and institutions to sustain, create, and disseminate academic job, along with to improve the cultural and intellectual life in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is likewise regarded as a bridge whereby to preserve get in touch with and establish interaction with the remainder of the world. KFCRIS produces thorough evaluation on modern political problems, Saudi research studies, North African and Arab Maghreb studies, Iranian and Asian studies, power studies, and researches on the Arabic language and modernity. The Center has actually developed collaboration with prominent institutions of clinical research study in numerous nations of the world. It is house to group of outstanding researchers and has actually created solid links with several scholars worldwide, recognized for their work in numerous fields of research study.

Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) was announced in December 2015 by His Royal Highness Royal prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The IMCTC is a 41-nation partnership of willing partner nations joined in the fight against fear. IMCTC will give a platform for countries to propose, argument, and facilitate collaboration among member and sustaining nations for the implementation of efforts in 4 domains - Ideological background, Communications, Counter Terrorism (CT)Financing and Army. The IMCTC will develop, accumulate, shop, and share a variety of details on CT programs and ideal techniques carried out by member nations and international organizations.

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