Date: 01 December 2017

Posted by: gDiana


The Office of the Special Envoy on Transnational Crime (OSETC) attended the Seminar on Terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism last 29 November 2017, hosted by Presidential Anti- Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) at the OSETC Conference Room, 4th floor, PCTC Building, Camp Crame, Quezon City. Geprince G Diana, Alyanna Joy S Jaucian, Janet A Mangibin and Josua Mariano, Desk Officers, represented OSETC. It was also attended by personnel from PAOCC and Philippine Center on Transnational Crime.



There were three speakers, namely: 1) Mr. Noor Umug, a Filipino Consultant of International Center for Political Violence and Terrorism Research- Singapore; 2) Dr. Rommel C. Banlaoi, Chairman of the Philippine Institute for Peace; and 3) Mr. Josua G Mariano, Desk Officer of OSETC. The discussion focused on a) local terrorism; b) impact and socio-political implications of terrorism; c) Philippine experience on radicalization of foreign nationals; d) driving factors to radicalization; and e) common security challenge and preventive measures.