Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP), Regional Countering Violent Extremism Course

Chargé d’Affaires Gautam Rana attended the opening of an international counterterrorism conference focused on  “Violent Extremism and Radicalization Processes as Driving Factors to Terrorism Threats on Western Balkans and Security Implications to Europe”, which started in Maribor on 22 May.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Regional Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP) and the Slovenian Armed Forces.

The event is bringing together 50 senior level partner nation Ministries of Defense (MOD), Interior (MOI), Justice, Foreign Affairs (MFA), international security officials, law enforcement from 19 nations and several international organizations and institutions (NATO, EU, FRONTEX, OSCE, EUROPOL) and around 150 Slovene MOD/SAF personnel.