On November 13-14, experts from Iraq, Syria, the MENA region and Europe will meet at the EastWest Institute’s Brussels center to identify key elements to help reduce violent extremism in Syria and Iraq. Participants will also explore the potential for regional cooperation between neighboring states on confronting the threat of ISIS and other insurgent extremist groups in Syria and Iraq. Attendees include experts from think tanks, as well as and members of the diplomatic community, the European Union and the academic community in Brussels. 

The meeting will be held under The Chatham House Rule.