ACSRT and ACSS hold Seminar on Analyzing the Membership on African Terrorist Movements

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The Africa Centre for Strategic Studies, in collaboration with the African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT/CAERT), organized a Seminar on “Analysing the Membership on African Terrorist Movements” from 24-28 April 2017 in Algiers – Algeria.

The five-day seminar was attended by over 60 participants from selected African countries. Participants included government officials, security personnel, civil society and representatives of AU, ECOWAS, IGAD, EU and the UN. The experts and facilitators were drawn from various private and international institutions.

The Seminar provided opportunity for the participants to discuss the latest evidence-based insights of terrorist groups in Africa including terrorist leaders, foreign fighters, foot soldiers, and forced recruits. The participants also generated various policy-relevant recommendations for CT and P/CVE responses.