debate4In the framework of UET Centre’s project “Improving Local Media Capacities to Fight Religious Radicalism and Violent Extremism in Elbasan” the 4th TV program was recorded on 05 March 2018 at TV BEST in Elbasan, as part of the four TV debate programs titled "Media and Civic Society Against Violent Extremism". In the framework of UET Centre’s project “Improving Local Media Capacities to Fight Religious Radicalism and Violent Extremism in Elbasan” the 4th TV program was recorded on 05 March 2018 at TV BEST in Elbasan, as part of the four TV debate programs titled "Media and Civic Society Against Violent Extremism". 

These TV programs are broadcasted on Best Channel TV and are part of a project that aims to contribute to the fight and prevention of the spread of extremism and violent radicalism through awareness raising at grass roots, specifically in the Elbasan region, by supporting the media as a key factor for enhancing dialogue with civil society and community and youth awareness to contribute to the prevention of violent extremism.This project is implemented by UET Centre and ICC (International Co-Operative Center) in  the framework of the "Civil Society Countering Violent Extremism" project, funded by the European Union in Albania and implemented by the Albanian Helsinki Committee, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, the Dutch Helsinki Committee, the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia, and Together for Life, Albania. The 4th debate was attended by security and theology experts and discussion continued on the regional and national capacity to deal with violent extremism and religious radicalism in Albania. Issues related to security and theological expertise were raised to understand these phenomena and to deal with them appropriately. Also important part of the debate was focused on the capacities of civil society.


The 4th TV debate can be watched at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsfbW_dQcpY&feature=youtu.be