MGIMO Hosts Section of All-Russian Counterterrorism Forum

MGIMO Hosts Section of All-Russian Counterterrorism Forum

24 September 2018

September 24th-25th, the All-Russian forum on «Counteracting the ideology of Terrorism in the Educational Sphere and among Young People» took place. The yearly event gathers the top management of leading Russian universities, teachers, civil servants, representatives of anti-terrorist commissions and security experts. On September 24th, the section on «Developing Antiterrorist Awareness among Students» was hosted by MGIMO.

MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for Research Evgeny Kozhokin welcomed the guests and underlined the need for all Russian regions to cooperate in order to successfully battle terrorism. The round table was moderated by Antonina Noskova, Professor at MGIMO’s Sociology Department, who spoke about the main objectives of the conference and its wide regional scope.

The discussion focused on several main questions: the ways to identify young people exposed to the ideology of terrorism, the need to train security experts in order to increase students’ awareness about the risks of terrorism and teach them how to safely use the internet.

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