New York May 29 Event: Countering Violent Extremism

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PS21 is delighted to announce its first event in New York in conjunction with New York University’s Just Security:

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Countering Violent Extremism

A Q&A Discussion with Richard Barrett and Faiza Patel

Friday, May 29, 2015

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

NYU School of Law, D’Agostino Hall (Lipton Hall), New York City


Just Security and the Project for the Study of the 21st Century present a discussion about countering violent extremism. Former senior UN counterterrorism official, Richard Barrett and Just Security’s Faiza Patel will examine efforts to counter-terrorism, both at home and abroad. Join the panelists and moderator, Professor Ryan Goodman, for a Q&A on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at NYU Law.



 Richard Barrett is a former British diplomat and intelligence officer, who headed the United Nations Monitoring Team concerning Al-Qaida and the Taliban for nearly a decade. Barrett and is a recognized expert on violent extremism and the measures that can be taken against it.

  • Faiza Patel is a Founding Editor of Just Security, and serves as the Co-Director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. Patel is also a member of the UN Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries.
  • Ryan Goodman (moderator) is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Just Security and the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at NYU School of Law.

Presented byJust Security and the Project for the Study of the 21st Century

Time & Location: 10:00am–11:30am, NYU School of Law, D’Agostino Hall (Lipton Hall), New York City

RSVP: Eventbrite


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