Trends in Financing Far-Right Violent Extremism…

28 June 2021


Trends in Financing Far-Right Violent Extremism - UN Counter-Terrorism Week Side Event

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Trends in Financing Far-Right Violent Extremism
Side Event on the margins of the Second United Nations Counter-Terrorism Week organized by the UN Office on Counter-Terrorism.Within the framework of the Second United Nations Counter-Terrorism Week -  "Countering and Preventing Terrorism in the Age of Transformative Technologies: Addressing the Challenges of the New Decade," the World Jewish Congress will be organizing side event entitled Trends in Financing Far-Right Violent Extremism.The conversation, which will feature experts from the field, will explore the influence of new technologies and the use of online tools such crypto-currencies, retail marketplaces, and social media to promote hateful ideologies and finance extremist networks. We will also examine the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on these trends, all in an effort to encourage more focus by the UN and its member states, as well as online companies and civil society organizations on adopting best practices in countering these troubling developments.