The European Institute of Peace is an independent partner to the European Union and Europe, augmenting its global peace agenda through mediation and dialogue.
The Islamic State in East Africa
European Institute of Peace
The slogan of the Islamic State is remaining and expanding (baqiya wa tatamadad), and at the end of July 2018, the Islamic State in East Africa could claim to be doing both; not in any dramatic way, but sufficiently to be taken seriously by other violent extremist groups, and by government officials. From an unpromising start in 2015, the Islamic State in Somalia (ISS) had survived an onslaught…
Molenbeek and Violent Radicalization: ‘A Social Mapping'
This report summarises the findings of a nine-month long investigation by the European Institute of Peace (EIP) into the social structures and the root causes of violent radicalisation within two districts of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean (‘Molenbeek’) in Brussels. The EIP has worked independently, but in close contact with the Molenbeek municipality and local actors, to analyse the factors shaping…
The overall aim of the Europe programme is to reduce polarisation and mitigate the risk of extremism in European societies in two ways:
The European Institute of Peace serves as a mediator and dialogue convenor, bringing together parties that find it difficult to engage with each other without third-party assistance. This also involves capacity-building to inform official responses…