On March 23, 2016 NPM Resource Center at Kyrgyz National University hosted a guest speaker, Kadyr Malikov, a prominent theologist and Director of Independent Analytical Research Center for Religion, Law and Politics on the theme «Role of the Civil Society in Prevention of Violent Extremism». The lecturer covered the most important topics related to the spread of violent extremism in the Middle East and its influence on the world order. Mr. Malikov stated that only formation of a strong, self-sufficient society and a strong position of civil society can become an effective tool in the prevention of further spread of destructive ideas and organizations. He emphasized the role and significance of civil society and youth in particular in preventing the spread of radical and extremist ideas and views. Four professors of Kyrgyz National University, a professor of the Tomsk State University (Russia) and a professor of Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, 65 students of Kyrgyz National University, and one representative of CSO participated in this guest lecture.

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A memory photo of theologist Kadyr Malikov with students after the guest lecture on the theme «Role of the Civil Society in Prevention of Violent Extremism» at the NPM Resource Center at KNU

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Prominent theologist and Director of Independent Analytical Research Center for Religion, Law and Politics Kadyr Malikov gives a guest lecture on the theme «Role of the Civil Society in Prevention of Violent Extremism» at the NPM Resource Center at KNU

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Executive Director of the Association of NPM Professors Zainidin Kurmanov (to the right) and prominent theologist Kadyr Malikov sharing their view on the role of youth and civil society in preventing the spread of violent extremism

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Participants listening with interest to Kadyr Malikov’s guest lecture on the theme «Role of the Civil Society in Prevention of Violent Extremism»

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Students want to know more about the role of youth and civil society in preventing the spread of violent extremism

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Students making notes of interesting facts during the guest lecture of Kadyr Malikov on the theme «Role of the Civil Society in Prevention of Violent Extremism»