Empowering women and youth, advancing Shared Societies and engaging with religious leaders and former violent extremists are key elements for a new turn on preventing violent extremism. These are the main conclusions of the report that summarazies the kick-off meeting of the project ‘Preventing Violent Extremism: Leaders Telling a Different Story’.
Thirteen Club de Madrid Members, all of them democractically elected former Presidents and Prime Ministers from all over the world, have signed the manifesto "Inspiring Tunisia; Translating Words Into Actions" to endorse a positive narrative about the country, and help the Tunisia2020 conference succeed.
The Club de Madrid and the Lavtia's Embassy in Madrid organize the visit of Vaira Vike-Freibega to Spain from the 15th to the 17th of November. The agenda includes the debate "The future of Democracy in Europe", co-organized by the CdM and the Instituto de Empresa.
The Paris Agreement entered into force this Friday-a historical moment- and as the new UN Executive Secretary for Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, has said, their ambitious and essential goals are now a live reality for every government. Once again, the Club de Madrid urges world leaders to exercise the political will needed to move forward in the implementation of the Agreements.
Former President of Colombia and Club de Madrid Member, Andrés Pastrana, met with Myanmar's government representatives and leaders from political parties including the opposition to address the democratic process in the country during the organization's seventh mission to the country
Zlatko Lagumdzija, ex PM of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Mehdi Jomaa, ex PM of Tunisia, participated in the 3rd Mediterranean Forum of the Anna Lindh Foundation in Valletta, Malta. They brought their personal experience and expertise in the fields of preventing violent extremism and social inclusion
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