On 21 November 2017, Preneur Lab and EMK Center jointly hosted a Peace Summit at EMK Center exploring country’s challenge and future direction to prevent and counter violent extremism and Rohingya refugee crisis. The speaker of the summit discussed their thoughts and experiences regarding the counter violent extremism issues and how the digital landscape of CVE ad counterparties in Bangladesh looks like.
Preneur Lab and EMK Center jointly invited speakers from abroad and renowned person of or country. Some of them are:
|Name of the speaker||Designation|
|Thomas Koruth Samuel||Director of the Research and Publications, Southeast Asia. Regional Centre for counter- Terrorism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.|
|Nadia Shah||Democracy Officer, USAID Bangladesh|
|Jake Lucchi||Head of Content and AI, Public Policy , Google Asia Pacific|
|Jacob Levin||Political Officer, US Embassy Dhaka|
|Azad Rahman||Programme Head, Advocacy of Social Change, BRAC|
|Kazi Ali Reza||Director, Dhaka Ahsania Mission|
|Niloy Ranjan Biswas||Assistant Professor, Dept of International Relations, Dhaka University|
|Shidartho Goushami||Project Associate (Digital Khichuri Challenge), UNDP|
|Dr. Lailufar Yeasmin||Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka|
|MK Aaref||Director, EMK Center|
The summit brought together 18 experts and 32 participants from different countries.to share their experiences and ideas that how can we work together to counter refugee challenge and violent extremism.