UNCCT director hails Etidal’s role as globally pioneering

The Director of the United Nations Center for Counter-Terrorism (UNCCT) Dr. Jehangir Khan praised the efforts of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal) in the field of combating violent extremism; as global pioneering ones.

Khan said in a press statement during his visit to Etidal; “I am markedly impressed every time I visit the Center; and this is my third visit to (Etidal) on behalf of UNCCT; and here I can only truly congratulate you; on the pioneering and leadership work that you are doing in the field of preventing and also countering violent extremism; since Etidal is a global pioneering Center in this field and we are very proud and pleased to be able to work closely; as UNCCT with Etidal.”

On his vision of the joint agreement between UNCCT and Etidal; he said: “We are very happy that we signed this joint agreement between the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Center and Etidal; and also we have had very good discussions here with the secretary-general and we are now looking forward to implement this agreement with some concrete actions; activities and joint cooperation; as we hope to achieve good results and impact; in this very important area for combating and also preventing violent extremism.”