Hypothesis of mentoring to resist violent radicalization

Date: 2021
News Media: Télé-Québec

Watch our director Ghayda Hassan bring her insightful commentaries to this televised segment about mentoring to help resist violent radicalization.

*Content in French.

Educational Session – Preventing Violent Radicalization – Building “Awareness”

Date: 2021-07-17
News Media: OCSWSSW

Our director Ghayda Hassan and our Training Coordinator Paola Porcelli recently took part in an educational session – Preventing Violent Radicalization : Building “Awareness” – organized by Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
The whole session has now been edited and uploaded online.

London Terroriste Attack: Interview with Dr Ghayda Hassan, Radio Canada

Date: 2021-06-06
News Media: Radio Canada

On June 6, 2021, an Islamophobic attack was carried out against a Muslim family in London, Ontario. A 20-years old individual, struck three adults, a teenager, and a child before being arrested for committing a terrorist attack. How do we recover from this tragedy and not harbor hatred? Dr. Ghayda Hassan, psychologist, director of CPN-PREV discusses the issue in an interview on 24-60 on Radio-Canada.

*Content in French.

La radicalisation aujourd’hui: les enjeux pour le Québec

Date: 2019-12-02
News Media: UQAM TV

Ghayda Hassan and three other experts discuss radicalization and its problematics in the current Quebec context during a conference held at the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Entrevue avec Ghayda Hassan, co-titulaire de la Chaire UNESCO en prévention de la radicalisation et de l’extrémisme violents

Date: 2019-06-10
News Media: Apple Podcasts

In this interview, Ghayda Hassan, director and founder of CPN-PREV discusses her professional background and the mission of the UNESCO-PREV Chair, among other subjects.

Interview- Ghayda Hassan ON POTENTIAL RISKS OF BILL 21

Date: 2019-05-20
News Media: CBC

Ghayda Hassan, director and founder of CPN-PREV is interviewed in order to discuss the recently published study by the SHERPA research center and RASP team on the potential risks of Bill 21 on public health.

Myth Busting: Violent Radicalization

Date: 2019-03-12
News Media: Apple Podcasts

Interview with Ghayda Hassan about violent radicalization and its causes, factors surrounding vulnerability and the role of the community, as well as of the Canadian government in combating violent radicalization.

The 116th Congress and Preventing Extremist Violence: Look North For Guidance

Date: 2019-01-03
Media: Just Security

Canada’s Practitioners’ Network for Prevention of Radicalization and Extremist Violence (CPN-PREV) offers a model, as it supports the  sharing of “evidence-based best practices and collaboration among practitioners, researchers, and policymakers.”

Terrorism Threat Level Unchanged

Date: 2018-12-11
Media: Public Safety Canada

The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced the release of the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada and launched Canada’sNational Strategy on Countering Radicalization to Violence (National Strategy).

Does Online Hate Drive Anti-Migrant Violence

Date: 2018-09-24
Media: Financial Times

Ghayda Hassan comments on a German study conducted on the link between online hate speech and anti-migrant violence in Germany.

Canadian Visit Studies Borås’s Work Against Violence-Violent Extremism

Date: 2018-02-07
News Media: Borås Stad
Subject(s): Canada, Sweden, Violent extremism, municipality preventive work 

Borås City’s work on violence-violent extremism receives international attention. Today, representatives of the Canadian Embassy and the University of Quebec in Montreal (Ghayda Hassan, the director of CPN-PREV) are visiting Borås to study the municipality’s preventive work and the close and effective cooperation with the police.

Michel Lacombe meets the psychologist and researcher Ghayda Hassan, who works notably with refugees

Date: 2017-02-15
News Media: Radio-Canada

Watch our director Ghayda Hassan talk about her life, profession, and work during an interview with Michel Lacombe.

*Content in French.


In Quebec, One Who Turned Away From Extremism Helps Others Find the Path

Date: 2017-05-06

The Québec Charter of Values and the Future of Living Together in Québec

Date: 2014-07-29

Why Youth Become Radicalized and How to Prevent It

Date: 2015-06-13