Policy Brief: 26th April 2019 – Systems Thinking to PVE in 2019

Policy Brief: 26th April 2019 – Systems Thinking to PVE in 2019

Executive Summary: The Horn of Africa region faces many and intertwined conflict systems. The existence of terrorism, cross-border conflicts, resource-based conflicts and civil instability have persisted despite efforts from affected states, regional frameworks and the international community.[1] Available data from Scofield Associates show that other conflict systems contribute to the vulnerabilities and narratives pushing individuals into violent extremism and terrorism.[2]