Events

FCWG Event with DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Meeting with the Montgomery County Executive’s Faith Community Working Group (FCWG)

On June 16, 2015, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson met with the Montgomery County Executive’s Faith Community Working Group (FCWG) to discuss the Department’s ongoing efforts to safeguard local communities, and to explore how the Montgomery County Model (MCM) can be replicated across the country. This special event at the International Cultural Center brought together 120 […]

Dr. Tarek Elgawhary

Join us for the next “Stop the Hate: Prophetic Models for Coexistence” halaqa on June 25, 2015

Join us for our next upcoming event, Stop the Hate: Prophetic Models for Coexistence, a halaqa (discussion series in a traditional Islamic format) led by Dr. Tarek Elgawhary, on Thursday June 25, 2015. Full event details are below! Stop the Hate: Prophetic Models for Coexistence A halaqa led by Dr. Tarek Elgawhary 19650 Club House […]

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Countering Violent Extremism: An International Town Hall

                  Mehreen Farooq, WORDE Senior Fellow Participated in America Abroad Media’s recent international town hall forum with NPR Berlin and WHYY in Philadelphia to discuss local efforts at countering violent extremism. Recent terrorist attacks on Western soil, including the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris and the shooting […]

Commentary

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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

WORDE Launches Two New Reports on Pakistan 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 […]

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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WORDE Reports

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

WORDE Launches Two New Reports on Pakistan 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 […]

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