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Call for Courageous Leadership

Mimoun Berrissoun
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Event: Geneva Peace Talks 2016
Location: Palais des Nations, Room XVII
Date: 21/09/2016

“We need leaders who oppose hate speech & advocate togetherness.”

In this talk, Mimoun Berrissoun, shares the importance of leadership to overcome the current trend towards the politics of hate and fear. Mimoun is the founder of 180 Grad Wende, an NGO in the field of radicalization prevention. He is a Young Leader at the Kofi Annan Foundation’s program extremelytogether.

Geneva Peace Talks 2016. Recorded at the United Nations Office at Geneva on 21 September 2016.
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Tags: Community,  Diversity,  Leadership,  Social Cohesion,  Unity,  Youth

Mimoun Berrissoun

Young Leader at the extremelytogether programme of the Kofi Annan Foundation

Mimoun is a German-Moroccan peace advocate. During his studies, he founded and is now managing director of 180 Grad Wende, a widely recognised NGO in the field of radicalization prevention. He is an award winning advocate on integration and radicalization prevention and serves as a counselor to governmental bodies and civil society. Mimoun initiated a jail project to build bridges between young convicts and the Hikmah-Concept to provide alternative messages to hate speech. He is a Young Leader at the Kofi Annan Foundation’s program extremelytogether.

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