APS : Tuesday, 29 September 2015
ALGIERS- Algeria, which participated in the World Summit on the struggle against violent extremism, organized in New York, shared its experience in the fight against violent extremism and terrorism.
Algeria, which celebrates on September 29, the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Charter for Peace and National Reconciliation “actively” participates in the summit to present the great progress made by the country in terms of peace, stability, development and national cohesion thanks to the policy of national reconciliation advocated and implemented by President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Sharing this experience is above all motivated by the desire to contribute to strengthening the international fight against the “criminal and barbaric scourge that knows no boundaries, does not recognize the value of human life and represents a renewed threat to all countries and all peoples.”
Algeria is represented at the summit by Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League, Abdelkader Messahel, will officially hand over to the United Nations, a perspective of the great political constitutional, security, economic, social and cultural measures taken as part of the fight against violent extremism and radicalization.
Need to consolidate rule of law, multi-sectoral reforms
The minister stressed the need to consolidate of the rule of law, builda strong and capable state, modernize public services, and further deepen the permanent multi-sectoral reforms, promote human rights, rights and fundamental freedoms and equality between men and women.
The economic and social approaches include the fight against violent extremism and terrorism and preventing extremist violence. They represent important elements in the Algerian government’s development policy.
Justice is also a part of this national effort through its modernization and the constant consolidation of its independence, as well as the implementation of special programs targeting the rehabilitation and reintegration into society of citizens who are engaged in activities related to terrorism and violent extremism.
Algeria has thus maintained the moratorium on the suspension of the execution of the death penalty decided in 1993.
At the religious level, the document noted that Algeria has conducted an in-depth work focused on “protecting our religious against ideas conveyed by violent extremism.”