Dr Maja Halilovic – Pastuovic (TCD) presented PERICLES project at the peer exchange workshop titled ‘Opportunities for Preventing Violent Extremism through Intra-regional and Cross-regional Exchange. The workshop was hosted by Berghof Foundation on 19 February in Berlin. The workshop focused on Western Balkans and MENA regions including presentations from Kosovo Centre for Security Studies, Middle East Institute for Research and Peace Studies in Iraq, Democracy Lab from Macedonia, University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Issam Fares Institute for Public policy and International Affairs in Lebanon. Four main themes were discussed at the workshop: culmulative extremisms, interactions between the state and religious institutions, online and offline (de)radicalisation and transnational dynamics affecting the regions. Dr Akis Karatrantos (KEMEA) also participated in the workshop.