Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) have organized a 3 day workshop on Countering Violent Extremism-capacity Building Programme (CVECBP). The first day activities included two sessions on two different topics. The first session of the workshop was conducted by Shafqat Munir, Research Fellow, and Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR) as he had a presentation titled ‘What is Counter Violent Extremism (CVE)?’
The next session was conducted by the Dr. Smruti S Pattanaik, Research Fellow, Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India. She had an erudite presentation on ‘Violent Extremism: Understanding the threat landscape’. The Sessions followed a lively discussion among the speakers and participants on various CVE issues.