' Best ', a new project dedicated to young Moroccans against violent extremism

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), funded by the Government of Japan, on Wednesday 26 april in Rabat presented a new project to values of tolerance, moderation and resilience among adolescents and youth.

The project called "Justus" includes the regions of Rabat-Salé and Casablanca. It aims to set up a network of young leaders to fight violent extremism and to adolescents and young people, especially the most vulnerable, to help develop new life skills, reports medias24.

This project, carried out in collaboration with the ' Rabita Mohammadia of oulémas ' (Mohammadia League of Scholars), will benefit young people who are vulnerable and at risk in the age group from 10 to 19 years. Also to young people who live in care institutions and/or those in with justice.

At the end of the 12 months of the implementation of this project, will young dedicated leaders help combat extremism through commitment and digital communication, especially through social networks.

This project is being carried out by various national partners, including the Ministry of youth and Sport, the Ministry of education, the ' Rabita Mohammadia of oulémas ', the General delegation of the prison system and civil society organizations from the midfield.