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Amplify Online – Social Media Training

On Sunday March 22, 2015, WORDE hosted a social media workshop featuring Rabia Chaudhry, sponsored by the New America Foundation, in partnership with Google and Facebook. The workshop brought together Muslim community organizers, faith leaders from every major mosque in Montgomery County, academics and activists to explore how to develop effective counter-extremist messages on online […]

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White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

On February 18, 2015, WORDE President Dr. Hedieh Mirahmadi moderated a panel on international perspectives on countering violent extremism (CVE) at the White House’s Summit on Countering Violent Extremism,  featuring the Honorable Mrs. Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, France; Honorable Hans Bonte, Mayor of Vilvoorde, Belgium; and Dr. Ahmed Abaddi, Secretary General of the Rabita […]

A Strategic Plan to Empowering Pakistans Civil Society to Counter Violent Extremism

Countering Violent Extremism in Pakistan: Opportunities and Obstacles for Civil Society

Launch of our latest report on Pakistan, hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Center Countering Violent Extremism in Pakistan: Opportunities and Obstacles for Civil Society When: Thursday February 26, 2015 2:30-4:30pm     The December 16, 2014, school massacre in Peshawar is a sobering reminder of the still-potent threat of militancy in Pakistan. Encouragingly, nongovernmental organizations […]

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Leveraging Soft Power in U.S. and International CVE Efforts

“Taking the Fight to ISIL: Operationalizing CT Lines of Effort Against the Islamic State Group” Washington Institute for Near East Policy | February 2, 2015 The Washington Institute convened a symposium in which officials from various U.S. government agencies joined other experts to discuss the best means of confronting the so-called “Islamic State” (a.k.a. ISIL […]

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Engaging and Empowering Pakistan’s Civil Society for Countering Violent Extremism

Over the past several years, WORDE has been leading a comprehensive study through 35 cities and villages in Pakistan to explore the capacity of civil society for peacebuilding. We’ve identified over 100 local organizations that have implemented viable and innovative peacebuilding programs, ranging from inter-ethnic dialogues to fatwas against suicide bombings. However, there are still […]

Equipping Pakistan's Civil Society Against the Taliban

Equipping Pakistan’s Civil Society against the Taliban

December 24, 2014 | The Hill Waleed Ziad & Mehreen Farooq Hundreds of Pakistanis met outside Islamabad’s infamous Red Mosque last week to light candles for victims of the Taliban’s recent attack against the Army Public School in Peshawar. Nearby, activists called on the mosque’s extremist cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz to condemn the attack that killed over 140 […]

Press Releases

WORDE Report: Afghanistan 2014 and Beyond

WORDE Report Seeks to Leverage Civil Society to Secure Peace & Stability in Afghanistan Post 2014

For Immediate Release Monday, February 17, 2014 WORDE REPORT SEEKS TO LEVERAGE CIVIL SOCIETY TO SECURE PEACE AND STABILITY IN AFGHANISTAN POST 2014 Washington, DC | On February 19, 2014, the World Organization for Resource Development and Education (WORDE) will launch its groundbreaking report, Afghanistan 2014 and Beyond: The Role of Civil Society in Peacebuilding […]

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Engaging and Empowering Pakistan’s Civil Society for Countering Violent Extremism

Over the past several years, WORDE has been leading a comprehensive study through 35 cities and villages in Pakistan to explore the capacity of civil society for peacebuilding. We’ve identified over 100 local organizations that have implemented viable and innovative peacebuilding programs, ranging from inter-ethnic dialogues to fatwas against suicide bombings. However, there are still […]

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