17th August 2015

GMF Roundtable on Countering Violent Extremism, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Global Movement of Moderates under the auspicious of the Prime Minister of Malaysia organized a closed door forum on Countering Violent Extremism. The event was supported by the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur where Rashad Hussain, United States Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications under Obama’s Administration presented his views as a keynote speaker together with Andrin Raj (IACSP SEA) and Counter Terrorism Division of the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), ACP Mohd.Zaini Bin Akhir on countering violent extremism globally.

The roundtable discussion provided practitioners, social media experts, community leaders and traditional influencers on ideas on a workable action plan to continue with the ongoing efforts regionally, globally and in insights on Malaysia’s role in combating the threats.