Teo Kai Xiang
Kai joined the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism April 2020, and works as a Communications and Research Assistant. He is currently a student of Political Science at Leiden University, specialising in International Relations and Organisations, and holds a diploma in journalism and filmmaking from Singapore Polytechnic.
Prior to working with ICCT, Kai worked with the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and with Yahoo Asia Pacific. His work experience in the fields of conflict prevention and journalism focuses on communicating complex issues to a wide variety of stakeholders.
His work at ICCT centres around communicating the work of ICCT and assisting in the editing and publishing of top-tier scholarship in the ICCT Journal.
The casualties caused by armed violence in Mali have increased fourfold between 2016 and 2019, with young people being among the most affected by the situation. Insecurity, lack of economic opportunities, limited mobility and poor governance place youths at risk of engagement into violent extremism. Although many initiatives have been developed to prevent and counter […]
This report examines the social media shutdown in the wake of the Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka, and its impacts on journalists and post-incident communal violence. By highlighting the shutdown’s limitations, social costs and impact on misinformation, this report presents key recommendations for policy-makers, journalists and other key stakeholders. This report is part of a […]
As the final report in ICCT’s series on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), this report presents the key functions of SALW used by terrorist organisations as well as a synthesis of the main trends observed across the different regions in terms of acquisition, trafficking and use of SALW as a source of finance by […]