Working towards resilient communities
The first part of the project is a research on the causes of violent extremism in Macedonia.
The second part is countering extremist propaganda online through a variety of tools, including taking down extremist content from the web, which will be conducted together with relevant institutions, including the Ministry of Interior.
The research findings from the first part of the project, about the main causes of violent extremism in Macedonia, will inform the methods of countering extremist propaganda online.
The overall goal of the project is to contribute to Macedonia’s efforts in countering violent extremism by producing a paper that will better explain the reasons to why some individuals in Macedonia have accepted extremist ideologies, and to also reduce the impact that extremist online propaganda by attempting to remove it.
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This project is funded in part through a grant of the Embassy of Netherlands in Skopje. the opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the implementers/authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Dutch government.