Universities 'nervous' about extremism risk among students, panel by QF’s HBKU told

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International speakers explore education’s role in countering radicalization in Global Goals Week online event

University chiefs can be unnerved by the risk of their students becoming radicalized, according to the head of a global fund to prevent violent extremism, who has told a panel discussion hosted by Qatar Foundation’s Hamad Bin Khalifa University that young people may not see the issue as a priority for “global public good”.

 

Education to Eradicate: Extremism – What’s Next In A COVID-19 Reality? was the latest in a series of online sessions organized by Qatar Foundation and its members to align with Global Goals Week, bring together international speakers to discuss how local solutions can be found to worldwide challenges.