Applying Behavioural Science to Support the Prevention of Violent Extremism: Experiences and Lessons Learned

This document provides step-by-step suggestions for practitioners who are looking for ways to make use of findings from the behavioural sciences to address violent extremism —particularly through the strengthening of preventative measures. These suggestions are based on the experiences of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) applying behavioural methods to prevent violent extremism (PVE) in Sudan and Yemen.

Geographical Scope: Global

Region: Global

Country: Global

Theme of Research: Behavioural Insights

Year Published: 2021

Responsible Entity: UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States