Powering grassroots networks worldwide against hate and extremism

We have created and empowered grassroots networks around the world

Powering innovative technology and communications

We develop scalable models with cutting edge technology to tackle extremism

Powering education and resilience

We have created pioneering education programmes to build the resilience of young people against extremism

Powering effective policymaking

By advising governments and connecting policymakers we ensure that counter-extremism policy reflects best practice

Powering cutting edge research and insights

Our in-depth analysis informs an understanding of global extremism trends and feeds into our work

  • Innovation fund to counter hate and extremism

    ISD partners with Google.org to launch a £1million innovation fund to support sustainable solutions to extremism both online and offline.

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  • Amarnath Amarasingam &
    Julia Ebner in the Telegraph

    On how intertwined Islamists and the far-Right have become.

    READ HERE

  • Julia Ebner on BBC Panorama

    On how far-right views are once again becoming mainstream in Germany.

    WATCH HERE

  • The Caliph is dead? Long live… who will be the Caliph?

    Rashad Ali on the ISD blog.

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  • Strong Cities Network September Newsletter

    Updates from ISD’s global network of cities united in countering extremism.

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  • YouthCAN Innovation Lab in Latvia

    Hosted in Riga in July to train youth activists to create counter-narratives.

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  • Charlottesville’s a wake-up call

    Julia Ebner & Jacob Davey in the Guardian on how the far right has learned to mobilise and radicalise.

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  • Harmful Speech Workshop

    Hosted in partnership with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

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