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Conferences - Thursday, May 01, 2008

Strengthening Multilateral Capacity: Roundtable on Countering Global Terrorism

As part of its work on strengthening multilateral capacity, IPI's Coping with Crisis program held a roundtable meeting on countering global terrorism at the Trygve Lie Center for Peace, Security, and Development. The roundtable was the third in a series within IPI's "Task Force One: Transnational Security Challenges."
It opened with an overview of the issues associated with countering terrorism, and then featured sessions devoted to in-depth discussions on topics such as the current institutional shortcomings in counterterrorism; why previous efforts to overcome these shortcomings have failed; what policy and institutional renovations are needed; and strategies for achieving these renovations.

Chair:
H.E. Mr. Vanu Gopala Menon, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Nations

IPI Moderator:

Dr. Edward Luck, Senior Vice President and Director of Studies, International Peace Institute (IPI)

Expert Moderator:
Mr. Eric Rosand, Senior Fellow, Center on Global Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

Discussant:
Dr. Peter Neumann, Director, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence, King's College, London

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