Overview: Lessons on counter-terror and countering violent extremism

Saferworld’s research analyses current counter-terrorism, countering violent extremism (CVE) and stabilisation approaches, and examines strategic and practical options for improving them.

This short overview document provides a short summary of the main themes and recommendations coming out of Saferworld’s collective body of research on these issues. It also provides the highlights of findings and recommendations from our latest research in Lamu and Garissa in Kenya, and from Tunisia.

Read more about our work on peacebuilding responses to terrorism and migration.