Investing in Youth to Counter Terrorism

Thursday April 12, 3:00-5:00PM, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ

The Permanent Missions of Norway and Pakistan and the United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism would like to invite you to our event on
Investing in Youth to Counter Terrorism.

The Opening Session will include a keynote address by United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres.

Panelists include:

Mr. Ahmad Jalal, Chief Executive Officer, The Aman Foundation
on how large enterprises can create social impact in healthcare and education sectors.

Dr. Feriha Peracha, Director Sabaoon Project
on the rehabilitation and reintegration of the vulnerable youth of Swat Valley.

Mrs. Shannon Martinez, Free Radicals Project
on her experience as a former neo Nazi and the importance of engaging with youth to prevent radicalization.

After the panel discussion, the floor will be opened for short interventions (not exceeding two minutes) by Member States and civil society representatives.

To reserve a place on the informal speaking list as well as for any further questions, please contact:
Ms. Juni Nyheim Solbrække at

Note: This event is open to all interested parties, also non-UN affiliators. No RSVP required.

However, if you do not hold a valid UN Ground pass, please register here within Monday 9 April in order for us to provide you with a valid event pass.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.


Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York
Panel discussion & short interventions