"Strengthening Resilience to Radicalization and Disinformation in Central Asia" funded by the European Union and implemented by Internews.
Purpose: To explore the meanings/meanings, ideas and attitudes, messages and content created and disseminated by banned extremist groups offline and online among local communities in the Central Asian region.
Target group: Vulnerable groups to violent extremism.
The geographic scope of the project includes Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
- To analyze the narratives disseminated through social media, informal personal networks, and online media;
- Determine how these narratives influence the notions and values of different community members, especially young women and men;
- To explore (who, how, when, where, and at whom) the radical narratives are directed;
- Suggest appropriate communication strategies for responding to radical messages in traditional media, social media, as well as offline initiatives in Central Asian communities.