Peace Summit : 1

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 speakerDesignation
Thomas Koruth SamuelDirector of the Research and Publications, Southeast Asia. Regional Centre for counter- Terrorism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Nadia Shah Democracy Officer, USAID Bangladesh
Jake LucchiHead of Content and AI, Public Policy , Google Asia Pacific
Jacob LevinPolitical Officer, US Embassy Dhaka
Azad RahmanProgramme Head, Advocacy of Social Change, BRAC
Kazi Ali RezaDirector, Dhaka Ahsania Mission
Niloy Ranjan BiswasAssistant Professor, Dept of International Relations, Dhaka University
Shidartho GoushamiProject Associate (Digital Khichuri Challenge), UNDP
Dr. Lailufar YeasminProfessor, Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka 
MK AarefDirector, EMK Center

The summit brought together 18 experts and 32 participants from different share their experiences and ideas that how can we work together to counter refugee challenge and violent extremism.

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