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Podcast: Radicalisation and the role of health and education

4 December 2015

As policymakers grapple with the threat posed by violent extremism, increased attention is turning to the ways in which practitioners in education and health sectors can provide a supportive role in countering radicalisation.

The Commonwealth Secretariat hosted a panel discussion of experts on 2 December 2015 which examined the role of formal and informal education and drew from the perspectives of health workers and other experts. The discussion was chaired by Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General Josephine Ojiambo.

Speakers
Professor Joyce Kikafunda, High Commissioner of Uganda
Professor John Ashton, President of the Faculty of Public Health UK
Mr Graham Robb, Chair of the UK’s Restorative Justice Council
Mr Shaun Collins, Assistant Director of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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Download an audio file of the entire panel discussion.

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Resources

Download resources and engage with practitioners online using the Commonwealth’s Education and Health Hubs.