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Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter Highlights the GCSP's Work at the UN

Focusing on the importance of women in efforts to prevent or counter violent extremism, Swiss Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter spoke of the role of Geneva and Switzerland in his address to the High Level Meeting on Women’s Leadership and Gender perspectives on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism.

The Swiss Foreign Policy Action Plan on Preventing Violent Extremism has three priorities: giving opportunities to young people, strengthening the role of Geneva, and promoting the involvement of women in prevention actions against violent extremism. Mr Burkhalter mentioned the organisations founded by Switzerland, including the GCSP, and their central part to play in the Foreign Policy Action Plan.


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