COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM (CVE)
White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism, Mauritania CVE Summit, UN CVE Leaders’ Summit United
ARK Jammers is part of an international network united in countering violent extremism, including more than 65 governments, civil society representatives from over 50 countries, two dozen private sector leaders, Secretaries General from the UN and a half-dozen regional organizations, the World Bank, and the World Economic Forum.
ARK Jammers was invited to White House Summit and the US Department Ministerial Meeting on CVE, in Washington DC – February 19, 2015.
The meeting convened an unprecedented diversity of stakeholders – more than 65 governments, civil society representatives from over 50 countries, two dozen private sector leaders, Secretaries General from the UN and a half-dozen regional organizations, the World Bank, and the World Economic Forum. Throughout the day, participants offered a range of recommendations on steps that governments, civil society, the private sector, and multilateral bodies can take to make further inroads against the violent extremist threat. The statement released at the conclusion of the meeting outlined the next steps, including a number of follow on regional summits and other regional initiatives focused on one or more of the thematic areas outlined in the Ministerial Statement, leading up to a leaders’ summit on the margins of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in September in New York.
- ARK Jammers was invited by the Global Center on Cooperative Security, to a Training Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism on 21 August 2015 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
- ARK Jammers was invited by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to participate in the West Africa and the Sahel Regional Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) on 19-20 August 2015.
- ARK Jammers was invited to President Obama’s Leaders' Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 29, 2015, on the margin of the UN General Assembly. There, leaders from government, the private sector, and civil society reported on progress achieved in implementing the action agenda that was developed during the February 19 meeting.