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REINTEGRATION OF THE FAMILIES OF FOREIGN TERRORIST FIGHTERS

European Union side-event taking place in the margins of the Conference on

 "International and Regional Cooperation in countering terrorism and its financing through illicit drug trafficking and organized crime"

 

16 May 13:00-14:30

Hotel Hilton, Dushanbe

 

Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with the United Nations, the European Union and the Organization for Security and co-operation in Europe will host high-level Conference on "International and Regional Cooperation in countering terrorism and its financing through illicit drug trafficking and organized crime" on May 16-17, 2019. Building on previous experiences of European Union actions, with a particular view to the case of Iraq, and in view of contributing and launching a dialogue with the Tajik authorities on this topic, the European Union wishes to raise awareness about the issue of protection and reintegration of the families – women and children – of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), as well as to share the European Union and international experience in this area. The EU will be honoured to welcome all partners at the side-event covering aforesaid important issues.  

Program of the side-event 

Side-event will be opened by H.E. Mr. Pedro Serrano, Deputy-Secretary General for Common Security and Defence Policy and Crisis Response, European External Action Service (EEAS) and moderated by Ms. Lara Scarpitta, Mediation Advisor from EEAS. The registration will begin at 12:30-13:00.

Speakers

 

  • Major General Abdullo Navjuvonov, Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan;
  • Mr. John Gatt-Rutter, Head of Counter-Terrorism Division, European External Action Service;
  • Mr. Luciano Calestini, Representative in Tajikistan – Head of Office – UNICEF;
  • Mr. Farhod Rahmatov, Program Director for Central Asia, Internews;
  • Ms. Lola Olimova, Project Manager, Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR);
  • Mr. Gwenn Laine, Central Asia Director, Stabilisation Network.

REGISTRATION FORM