Counter-Terrorism Studies Journal: Vol. 1 Issue 2

DOWNLOAD PDF COPY The scene for the journal is set by the article, ―Violent Extremism and Youth Recruitment”: Bangladesh Perspective‖. This article deals with the complexity of violent extremism and the recruitment of the youth of Bangladesh. The article titled, ―Education and Youth Involvement in Violent Extremism in Africa: An Analysis of Youth Participation in […]

CVE Innovation Lab, Nairobi

Register here: The CVE Innovation Lab (Kenya) is to enable the CVE Center for Youth Dialogue research fellows to reflect on the Centre’s 1st Quarter activity report in exchange perspectives with participants and prototype ideas intended to act as a foundation for further ideation with the CVE Centre for Youth Dialogue (Kenya), in its implementation […]


Deadline: 7th May 2017 With the support of UNFPA Burundi Country Office, Youth Empowerment and Leadership Initiative (YELI-Burundi) in partnership with WORLD PEACE INITIATIVE, COMMON GROUND CENTER and WORLD MERIT BURUNDI are organizing the DIGITAL YOUTH CONSULTATION ON PVE. (Preventing Violent Extremism). The Digital Youth Consultation on PVE aims to contribute in ensuring a transparent, […]

CVE Virtual Exchange: Kenya and Nigeria (Session 2)

CVE Exchange: Kenya & Nigeria (Session 2) Radicalization and deradicalization in the management of violence & terrorism: The significance roles of governments and religious bodies. Date: March 25th, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm EAT (1:00 pm in Lagos, Nigeria/3:00 pm in Nairobi, Kenya) Sign up at: This session is set to explore the effective mechanisms of […]

CGC/CYPAN Peace Essay competition

  Peace essay competition on “Diversity and peace” Organized by:  Bangladesh Chapter, Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network (CYPAN) in collaboration with Bangladesh Chapter, Common Ground Centre   Timeline for essay submission: 28th February -11th March 2017 Eligibility: Young people from 18 -27 years of age and Bangladeshi National Language: English BACKGROUND: 7 winners will be […]


Application Deadline: 28th February 2017 Application link: The International Youth Action Against Terrorism, now under the Common Ground Centre is inviting applications for the newly set up CVE Center for Youth Dialogues (Kenya) for the calendar year of 2017. We are interested in attracting outstanding university students with strong research backgrounds to be engaged […]

Counter-Terrorism Studies Journal: Vol. 1

The International Youth Action Against Terrorism, now under the trusteeship of Common Ground Centre is pleased to release the publication of the first volume of the Counter-Terrorism Studies Journal (CTS-J Vol. 1). Under the stewardship of Ms. Sanet Oberholzer, the process of creating this journal has been lengthy but worth it. This first volume of […]

CVE Exchange (Kenya & Nigeria): Session 2

CVE Exchange: Kenya & Nigeria (Session 1) Defining interventions against Boko Haram and Al Shabaab Date: January 28th, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm EAT (1:00 pm in Lagos, Nigeria/3:00 pm in Nairobi, Kenya) Sign up at: The push and pull factors to youths’ widespread radicalization in Nigeria and Kenya have been widely researched, discussed and […]


  Application Deadline: 31st January 2017 Application link: Fellowship starts in March 2017; Successful applicants(Fellows) to be contacted within February 2017 INTRODUCTION The International Law division of the Common Ground Centre, is pleased to invite applicants to the pioneer phase of it’s International Law educational program; The Earnest Fellowship on Human Rights Protection. The […]