Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) under the auspices of its specialized centre Bangladesh Centre for Terrorism Research (BCTR) organised a workshop on Countering Violent Extremism titled ‘Countering Violent Extremism – Building Resilience and Capacity’. The participants were drawn from law enforcement and security agencies, academia, civil society, armed forces and paramilitaries, media and civil society organisations. BIPSS is organising a series of workshops and other CVE capacity building programmes supported by the Government of Canada.
Mr. Mohammad Monirul Islam, Deputy Inspector General and Chief of Counter Terrorism & Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC), Dhaka Metropolitan Police was the Chief Guest at the Closing Ceremony.
BIPSS also published a book titled “Local drivers and Dynamics of Youth Radicalisation in Bangladesh”. The book launch ceremony was held today and the book was jointly released by the Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (Retd), President BIPSS, Mr. Kamal Ahmed, Consulting Editor, Prothom Alo and Mr. Mohammad Monirul Islam, Chief of Counter Terrorism & Transnational Crime (CTTC), Dhaka Metropolitan Police .