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The effect of equal access to education on reducing violence and extremism

The effect of equal access to education on reducing violence and extremism – The speech of our Director Dr. Mark Somos on the side event at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Regional Forum on Sustainable Development: Promoting the SDG4 and its Role in Combating Extremism in Europe –  Thank you very much for this opportunity to listen and speak to you. When I was 16, I moved from Eastern Europe to a boarding school in London. I grew up in a half Christian, half Jewish household, and in this boarding school I found myself surrounded by Muslims. I…