Multi-Agency Models for Preventing Violent Extremism: A Guidebook for Bangladesh

Published: 5 July 2021

The purpose of this multi-agency model (MAM) guidebook is to help local governments in Bangladesh implement a multi-stakeholder approach to the prevention and countering of violent extremism (P/CVE). This toolkit therefore provides an entry-level overview of how MAMs for the purpose of countering extremism may look, and how to establish such a model. The toolkit draws from international best practice to inform a series of guidelines and tips for contextualising and applying local multi-agency approaches in Bangladesh.

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Pulling Back the Curtain: An Exploration of YouTube’s Recommendation Algorithm

This is the executive summary of ISD’s Pulling Back the Curtain series which explores different aspects of YouTube’s recommendation algorithm. The series consists of four separate investigations examining the recommendations sent to eight U.S.-based YouTube accounts registered with varying ages, genders, and interests over one month. This report summarizes the findings across all four investigations and provides an overview of the project and platform policy recommendations.

Investigation 4: Spanish-Language News Consumers

This is the fourth investigation in ISD’s Pulling Back the Curtain series which explores different aspects of YouTube’s recommendation algorithm. The series consists of four separate investigations examining the recommendations sent to eight U.S.-based YouTube accounts registered with varying ages, genders, and interests over one month. This report examines the recommendations sent to two accounts with an interest in Spanish langauge news.