Office of the Prime Minister- Kosovo-2015
The Action Plan, which is part of this strategy, through its strategic objectives and specific activities aims, inter alia, to increase the awareness among institutions and the citizens regarding the risks posed by violent radicalism and extremism. In addition to raising awareness, specific actions in addressing such push and pull factors are included within strategic and specific factors of this strategy. The implementation of such strategic objectives and specific measures shall be conducted in line with European and global initiatives for combating violent extremism and radicalism. The Government of the Republic of Kosovo is committed through this Strategy to contribute to the implementation of the conclusions from the Washington Summit on the war against violent extremism.1 The Summit concluded that it is necessary to join and coordinate efforts in preventing extremism and to safeguard religious tolerance worldwide, particularly in the countries affected by violent extremism. Furthermore, during this year, the Council of Europe adopted the Action Plan 2015-2017 on fighting violent extremism and radicalization leading to terrorism, which contains two objectives and a number of activities in this regard. Prevention and the combat of violent extremism shall contribute in the integration process of Republic of Kosovo into Euro-Atlantic mechanisms; therefore the implementation of this strategy shall be one of the key priorities of the Republic of Kosovo during the medium-term period.