Ex-post papers | Mars 2017
Terrorist and violent extremist groups continue to radicalise, groom, polarise and incite vulnerable individuals with their sophisticated material and rapid means of dissemination online.
To drown out terrorist propaganda and messages of hate, credible voices providing alternatives need to be amplified. Civil society is best placed to counter violent extremist oratory online through moderate voices offering alternative paths to people targeted by terrorist recruiters.
To support civil society in providing alternatives to the violent extremist and terrorist narratives online, the European Commission, supported by partners from the internet industry (Facebook, Twitter, Google/YouTube) and the ESCN, has launched the Civil Society Empowerment Programme (CSEP) within the framework of the EU Internet Forum.
- Publication date
- 16 March 2017