Available languages:
Presentation of the report “Journey to Extremism in Africa: Drivers, Incentives and the Tipping Point for Recruitment” - Regional Bureau for Africa, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
7 Sep 2017 -  The report is an attempt to understand the underlying factors of violent extremism in sub-Saharan Africa. The meeting will present findings about, and recommendations for tackling violent extremism based on the analysis of the unique database gathered through the Journey to Extremism research project.
Violent extremism in Africa is setting in motion a dramatic reversal of development gains and threatening to stunt prospects of development for decades to come. From 2011 to 2016, it caused 33,300 fatalities as well as widespread displacement, creating situations of pronounced and critical humanitarian need.
Recent Video On Demand