Tackling the Underlying Drivers of Violent Radicalization and Extremism

On 17 December, The Hague Institute for Global Justice organized a timely panel discussion on “Tackling the Underlying Drivers of Violent Radicalization and Extremism”. Taking stock of the recent tragic events in Paris, Beirut and Bamako, the panel discussed counter-terrorism measures as well as alternative tools and strategies to address the underlying drivers of radicalization and terrorism.

In particular, the panelists examined the global, national and local dimensions of radicalization and extremism, discussing how efforts and strategies undertaken at these levels have fared thus far, and considered areas for further cooperation, research, and investment.


  • Dr. Peter Neumann, Professor of Security Studies at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, and Director of the International Center for the Study of Radicalization
  • Mr. Henri van Eeghen, Senior Director at Mercy Corps
  • Dr. David Connolly, Head of the Conflict Prevention program at The Hague Institute (moderator)
  • Ms. Agnese Macaluso, Researcher at The Hague Institute

Listen to the discussion below:

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