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Launch of Strong Cities Regional Hubs

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The Strong Cities Network Central Management Unit is excited to announce the launch of new Regional Hubs in East & Southern Africa, the MENA region, and the Western Balkans, followed by Hubs in South Asia, and – subject to funding – West Africa & the Sahel.

The Regional Hubs will act as regional focal points for cities across these regions, enabling the development and exchange of good practices, and supporting cities and local governments respond more effectively to extremism, hate and polarisation.

The Regional Hubs will offer trainings and other opportunities to cities and city leadership within a region to strengthen their capacities develop and implement good P/CVE policies and practices, while also providing the cities further resources and technical assistance to do so.

The Regional Hubs will be staffed by small, dynamic teams from the corresponding region. While the size, structure and focus will vary by region, scoped in consultation with Network member cities, the Regional Hubs will catalyse the Network’s mission and prevention efforts as follows: