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11 JULY 2014

CTED making an effort on border control in the Sahel and Maghreb region

Effective border control is key to the effective implementation of counter-terrorism measures pursuant to Security Council resolution 1373 (2001). As it is often said, border control is the first line of defence against the movement of terrorists across borders and the illegal cross-border movement of goods and cargo.

06 JUNE 2014

CTED, Alliance of Civilizations sign cooperation agreement

His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, and Mr. Jean-Paul Laborde, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), signed an Agreement on Cooperation on 4 June 2014 in New York.

03 JUNE 2014

North African experts gather to consider freezing the assets of terror

CTED and the Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force (MENAFATF) held a regional workshop in Tunis from 28 to 30 May 2014 on implementing the asset-freezing provisions of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001).

03 JUNE 2014

CTED, League of Arab States discuss areas of cooperation

CTED and the League of Arab States held a meeting in New York on 30 May 2014 to discuss ongoing and future cooperation. The meeting, held at the ambassadorial level, provided an opportunity for CTED Executive Director Jean-Paul Laborde to reiterate the importance of cooperation between the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the League.

13 MAY 2014

Kenya workshop examines strategies to counter incitement and violent extremism

A national workshop on the effective implementation of Security Council resolution 1624, focusing on preventing incitement to commit terrorist acts and countering violent extremism, took place in Nairobi from 7 to 9 May 2014.

25 APRIL 2014

Committee briefing on measures to prevent the movement of terrorists

The Counter-Terrorism Committee of the Security Council held on 25 April a briefing at United Nations Headquarters on preventing the misuse by terrorists of travel documents and on terrorism prevention activities.

14 APRIL 2014

CTED and NAUSS pledged to enhance their cooperation on counter-terrorism

The president of the Naif Arab University for Security Studies (NAUSS), Dr. Jamaan Ben Ragosh and the university’s director, Dr. Saqr El-Moqaied, visited the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) on 14 April 2014 to discuss possible areas of cooperation.

11 APRIL 2014

West African countries reaffirm commitment to freeze terrorist assets

English-speaking countries of West Africa, meeting with international experts at a regional workshop in Accra, reaffirmed their commitment to freeze terrorist assets in accordance with international law.

07 APRIL 2014

CTED Executive Director strongly condemns killing of two UNODC consultants

Mr. Jean-Paul Laborde, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, condemned in the strongest possible terms the recent killing of two UNODC consultants at Galkayo Airport in Somalia.

26 MARCH 2014

West Africa: preventing terrorist abuse of informal funds transfers

On average, less than 12% of the population of any West African country has a bank account. Funds are transferred outside the formal financial sector via telecom companies, transport companies, bus services or other businesses.

24 MARCH 2014

Terrorists acting alone or in small cells: a growing concern

Anders Behring Breivik did it alone. He meticulously planned his terrorist acts, from buying large quantities of fertilizer to prepare explosives and training to shoot his weapons to scouting his target locations and distributing his 1,500-page political manifesto online.

28 FEBRUARY 2014

Australia is first country to share its counter-terrorism evaluation profile

Australia has decided to share the Counter-Terrorism Committee's country evaluation profile with other Member States upon request, becoming the first to do so since the Committee introduced its new assessment tools in May 2013.

11 FEBRUARY 2014

Stopping cash couriers in Africa

International experts trained customs officers and financial intelligent unit (FIU) analysts in Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia on controlling the cross-border movement of cash.

10 FEBRUARY 2014

UNOCA and CTED cooperate on security issues in Central Africa

The United Nations Regional Office in Central Africa (UNOCA) and CTED, among other entities, organized a workshop entitled "Police and Security". The event was held from 28 to 30 January in Libreville, Gabon, within the framework of the development of an integrated strategy to fight against terrorism and the proliferation of arms in Central Africa, and ended with the adoption of a series of practical measures to deal with the scourge.

5 FEBRUARY 2014

CTED and Denmark to expand their partnership against terrorism

As part of a European mission conducted on the heels of the adoption of Security Council resolution 2129, which extended CTED's mandate through 2017, Executive Director Jean-Paul Laborde visited Copenhagen on 31 January 2014.

5 FEBRUARY 2014

International cooperation by central authorities “essential” to bringing terrorists to justice, CTED expert tells regional meeting in Morocco

The first in a series of regional meetings on establishing or strengthening effective central authorities to process foreign requests for mutual legal assistance (MLA) in criminal matters and extradition was held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 22 to 24 January 2014.

17 December 2013

Security Council renews CTED mandate

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) for four years.

17 December 2013

East African government authorities and the private sector examine the vulnerability of alternative remittance systems to terrorist financing

CTED and the Centre for Global Counter Terrorism Cooperation held a regional workshop in Addis Ababa from 9 to 11 December 2013 on effective monitoring of alternative remittance systems (ARS) to prevent terrorist financing abuse.

12 December 2013

Gulf countries pledge to develop comprehensive counter-terrorism strategies

CTED and the Qatari National Counter-Terrorism Committee held a regional meeting for the Gulf Cooperation Council member States on ways to develop and implement comprehensive and integrated national counter-terrorism strategies in accordance with Security Council resolution 1963 (2010). The meeting took place in Doha from 10 to 12 December 2013.

9 December 2013

South and South-East Asia experts discuss practical implementation of terrorist asset-freezing mechanisms

CTED and the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) held a regional workshop in Bangkok on implementing the asset-freezing provisions of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001).

22 November 2013

"Education is a security issue," Tony Blair tells Counter-Terrorism Committee

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said at a meeting of the Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee that education is a path through which to counter violent extremism and defeat the scourge of terrorism. "In the twenty-first century, education is a security issue," Mr. Blair told the Committee.

18 November 2013

Countering incitement and enhancing cultural dialogue, focus of meeting in Cairo

CTED and the League of Arab States (LAS) held a regional meeting on ways to develop national and regional strategies to counter incitement to commit terrorist acts and enhance cultural dialogue, provisions of Security Council Resolution 1624 (2005). The event took place in Cairo from 12 to 13 November 2013.

15 November 2013

CTED, EAG discuss Council asset-freezing requirements

The Eurasian Group on Combating Money-Laundering and Terrorism Financing (EAG) and the International Training and Methodology Centre for Financial Monitoring of the Russian Federation (ITMCFM), acting in close cooperation with CTED, held a workshop on the freezing of assets under Security Council resolution 1373 (2001) on 10 and 11 November 2013.

12 November 2013

CTED and EU focus their cooperation on priority counter-terrorism areas

A European Union delegation met on 11 November 2013 with CTED representatives in New York to exchange views on emerging threats and challenges in global efforts to prevent and combat terrorism. They focused their discussion on priority areas of cooperation.

31 October 2013

Terrorism has a "very real and direct impact" on human rights, High Commissioner Navi Pillay tells Committee

"Acts of terrorism continue to remind us of the very real and direct impact of this scourge on human rights," said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at her briefing to the Counter-Terrorism Committee on 24 October 2013.

30 October 2013

CTED visits Ukraine

As part of its ongoing work to monitor the implementation of Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005), CTED visited Ukraine from 21 to 23 October 2013.

24 October 2013

CTED and ICAO reaffirm strong partnership in aviation security

"With a robust identification management system and an effective passport issuance process in place, terrorists and other fugitives would have great difficulty crossing borders," said CTED Deputy Director Weixiong Chen at the opening session of the Ninth Symposium and Exhibition on Machine Readable Travel Documents (MRTDs), Biometrics and Border Security held in Montreal, Canada, from 22 to 24 October 2013.

22 October 2013

CTED delegation concludes visit to Belarus

A CTED delegation led by Executive Director Jean-Paul Laborde concluded a three-day focused visit to Belarus on 18 October 2013. The visiting team discussed with Government authorities their implementation of certain provisions of Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005) relating to legal matters, financial law and practice, and law enforcement.

14 October 2013

Suriname: Importance of Inter-agency coordination re-emphasized in CT efforts

As key part of their visit, a CTED delegation headed by its Deputy Executive Director, Mr Weixiong Chen met with Suriname's Foreign Ministry Permanent Secretary together with the country's Counter-Terrorism Coordinator. The topics of their meeting ranged from inter-agency coordination in matters of counter-terrorism to CTED's facilitation of technical assistance when needed.

8 October 2013

Visit to Guyana focuses on compliance with legal obligations and capacity-building

A CTED delegation concluded on 8 October 2013 a two-day visit to Guyana aimed at gauging the country's compliance with Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005) and its related capacity-building needs.

8 October 2013

CTED and Caribbean community join forces to counter terrorism

Representatives from CTED and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met in Georgetown on 8 October 2013 to discuss ways in which they can work together to assist Caribbean States in their implementation of Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005).

8 October 2013

Launch of global initiative on effective counter-terrorism investigations and prosecutions while respecting the rule of law and human rights

The global initiative the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and CTED launched in Geneva, Switzerland, on 2 October 2013 intends to support State efforts to confront their challenges in bringing terrorists to justice. The initiative calls on States to strike a balance between protecting the rights of suspects and protecting their citizens against the threat of terrorism.

7 October 2013

Combating the financing of terrorism and proliferation in the Middle East and Northern Africa

A regional conference for the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region on the effective implementation of the Security Council resolutions, UN Conventions and international standards on countering the financing of terrorism and proliferation concluded in Amman on 2 October 2013.

25 September 2013

Terrorism part of "toxic mix" in the Sahel, says Eliasson

“The countries of the Sahel have become increasingly vulnerable to a ‘toxic mix’ of armed conflict, terrorist activities, trafficking of arms, and drugs and organized crime”, said Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson during the Counter-Terrorism Committee’s special meeting on improving counter-terrorism assistance to the region, held in New York on 20 September 2013.

20 September 2013

Special Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee with Member States and International and regional organizations on enhancing cooperation and technical assistance to States in the Sahel region to strengthen their capacity in the global fight against terrorism

12 September 2013

CTED Brief Member States on Incitement, Financing of Terrorism

On 12 September, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) briefed Member States on the role of national Financial Intelligence Units (FIU) and on the key importance of Security Council resolution 1624 (2005). The meeting was open to delegates from all Member States, and was chaired by Ambassador Mohammed Loulichki, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations, and Chairman of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee. The recently-appointed Executive Director of CTED, Jean-Paul Laborde, offered the opening remarks.

11 September 2013

Remarks by UN CTED's Executive Director, marking 12th anniversary of 9/11: a tribute to victims and their families

11 September 2013

Countering incitement to terrorism key in cooperation between OIC and CTED

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) met with permanent representatives of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in New York on 11 September to discuss their mutual cooperation on counter-terrorism. The meeting, held at the ambassadorial level, provided an opportunity for the new CTED Executive Director, Mr. Jean-Paul Laborde, to reaffirm the importance of cooperation between the Counter-Terrorism Committee, CTED and OIC.

24 July 2013

New CTED Executive Director aims for cooperation and excellence

“Terrorism is a permanent challenge in our world today: one that should be faced head on and that requires action on several fronts,” Assistant Secretary-General Jean-Paul Laborde told the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee at its 18 July meeting, his first as new Executive Director of CTED.

15 July 2013

Workshop for North Africa promotes the implementation of resolution 1624

Three-day meeting in Algiers underlines the commitment of States and civil society to prevent incitement to commit terrorist acts.

3 July 2013

Strong security and efficient operations in civil aviation help prevent the movement of terrorists, ICAO representative tells Committee

The Director of the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Air Transport Bureau, Boubacar Djibo, briefed the Counter-Terrorism Committee on 27 June 2013 on their work and efforts to prevent the movement of terrorists.

6 June 2013

East African financial, police and judicial experts discuss asset freezing

CTED and the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-money-laundering Group (ESAAMLG) held a regional workshop in Dar es Salaam from 4 to 6 June 2013 on implementing the asset-freezing provisions of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001).

31 May 2013

Countering incitement to commit terrorist acts on the agenda of Jeddah meeting

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held a meeting, with the cooperation of CTED, on countering incitement to commit terrorist acts and enhancing cultural dialogue. The event took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, from 28 to 30 May 2013.

28 May 2013

Special event on countering terrorism through the use of new communications and information technologies

The Counter-Terrorism Committee held a special event at UN Headquarters on 24 May 2013 to explore with Member States the link between new communications and information technologies and terrorism.

22 May 2013

CTED teams up with Columbia University for research project on prosecutors' networks

Students at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) recently presented the findings of a research project on the feasibility of establishing global networks of terrorism prosecutors, conducted on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED).

15 May 2013

Strasbourg conference explores effective use of special investigative techniques to prevent terrorism

CTED, the Council of Europe, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and the League of Arab States held an international conference on the use of special investigative techniques to combat terrorism and other forms of serious crime, which took place in Strasbourg, France, from 14 to 15 May 2013.

15 May 2013

Doha security symposium calls for comprehensive approach to threats in Sahel and sub-Saharan African

The UN, the Gulf Cooperation Council and other concerned governmental and non-governmental actors must take a comprehensive and coordinated approach to security threats in the Sahel and sub-Saharan Africa, according to participants in a global security symposium.

14 May 2013

Rehabilitation programmes seek to reduce the appeal of violent extremism and terrorism

The Counter-Terrorism Committee members heard on 9 May 2013 presentations from senior officials of Saudi Arabia’s Mohammad bin Naif Counseling and Care Center and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).

13 May 2013

Kampala: East African police and prosecutors discuss boosting legal cooperation in bringing terrorists to justice

The first in a series of subregional workshops for East African police and prosecutors on effectively countering terrorism and bringing terrorists to justice kicked off on 7 May 2013 in Kampala. The three-day event was organized by CTED in cooperation with the Government of Uganda and the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation.

07 May 2013

Committee presents to Member States a new tool to assess their implementation of Security Council resolutions

The Counter-Terrorism Committee and its Executive Directorate (CTED) briefed Member States on 3 May 2013 on a new tool to assess their implementation of Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005).

18 aPRIL 2013

CTED and Europol commit to enhanced cooperation

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and the European Police Office (Europol) have agreed to strengthen their cooperation in combating global terrorism by promoting good practices and training aimed at enhancing the counter-terrorism capacities of Member States in need.

17 aPRIL 2013

Financial pledge of the Netherlands to the UN CT work

A sum of US$ 220,000 per year has been pledged to the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) over the 2013-2014 cycles to support the United Nations counter-terrorism capacity-building projects.

28 March 2013

Border-control cooperation, focus of conference in the Sahel and the Maghreb

CTED, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre and the Government of Morocco held a conference on border-control cooperation in the Sahel and the Maghreb, which took place in Rabat from 13 to 15 March 2013.

26 March 2013

CTED returns to Morocco

A CTED delegation returned to Morocco eight years after its previous visit, in order to follow up on the recommendations it made in 2005 on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee.

21 March 2013

CTED delegation visits Serbia

CTED visited the Republic of Serbia from 18 to 21 March 2013 as part of its ongoing work to monitor the implementation of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001) by Member States.

15 March 2013

Protecting non-profit organizations from terrorist financiers

Terrorists groups, like other criminal organizations, need money to operate. To generate funds, they often turn to drug trafficking, kidnapping, money-laundering and other illegal activities. Legal businesses can also serve as fronts for terrorist activities.

1 March 2013

CTED and INTERPOL pledge enhanced cooperation

Enhanced international cooperation is needed in order to tackle the evolving tactics and techniques of terrorists and terrorist groups, according to Mr. Weixiong Chen, Deputy Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) and Ms. Mireille Ballestrazzi, the recently appointed President of INTERPOL.

08 February 2013

Counter-Terrorism Committee holds first meeting under Morocco's chairmanship

The Security Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee held its first meeting of 2013 on 7 February and the first with Morocco as Chair.  Mr. Mohammed Loulichki, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations, presided over the meeting.

18 January 2013

Non-profit sector: Countering risks of its abuse to finance terrorism

The fifth in a series of regional workshops aimed at preventing the abuse of the non-profit sector for terrorism financing purposes was held from 15 to 17 January in Doha. The workshop was organized by CTED and the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, on behalf of the CTITF Working Group on Tackling Financing of Terrorism. The Qatar Central Bank hosted the event.

02 January 2013

OAS and UNODC brief members of the Counter-Terrorism Committee

On 20 December 2012, the Organization for American States (OAS) and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) briefed the 15 members of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on their work.

24 DECEMBER 2012

Freezing terrorist assets in West Africa

A regional workshop on freezing of terrorist assets pertaining to Security Council Resolution 1373 (2001) designed for member States of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WEAMU) and Guinea took place in Dakar from 11 to 13 December 2012. CTED and the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money-Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) with the support of the Swiss Government organized the event.

23 NOVEMBER 2012

At special meeting, international community reflects on strategies to combat the financing of terrorism

Over 60 Member States and 14 intergovernmental organizations participated in the special meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on preventing and suppressing terrorist financing, held at UN headquarters in New York on 20 November.

23 NOVEMBER 2012

CTED visits the Russian Federation

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) visited the
 Russian Federation from 8 to 10 October 2012 as part of its ongoing work to
 monitor the implementation of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001).

24 OCTOBER 2012

CTED launches global initiative on freezing terrorist assets

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) has launched a global initiative aimed at helping Member States set up effective mechanisms to freeze terrorist assets in accordance with their obligations under Security Council resolution 1373 (2001).

28 September 2012

The Government of Djibouti and CTED renew their commitment to work together in the fight against terrorism

CTED concluded on 27 September its four-day comprehensive visit to Djibouti, conducted on behalf of the Security Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee to monitor and promote the implementation of resolutions 1373 and 1624.

3 August 2012

Behind resolution 1624, a call for prevention

The Security Council has adopted more than 2,000 resolutions since 1946, the first on the Military Staff Committee and number 2,000 of July 2011 on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire. During its history, the 15-member body has discussed many issues related to international peace and security. Terrorism has been on the agenda for decades. Before and after the 2001 attacks on the United States, Council members have negotiated key resolutions dealing with this threat. Numbers 1373 and 1624 are two of the more recent ones.

25 July 2012

Workshop for Maghreb and Sahel States underscores need to develop strategies to counter incitement and violent extremism

Algeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger and Senegal were the eight States represented at an international workshop held in Rabat from 17 to 19 July 2012, an event devoted to developing effective and comprehensive strategies to counter incitement of terrorist acts motivated by extremism and intolerance.

5 July 2012

Joint investigations: A means of bringing terrorists to justice

Collaboration and cooperation among national agencies on international joint investigations are essential to bringing terrorists to justice, according to experts who took part in a three-day seminar held in June in Kuala Lumpur.

7 June 2012

Seminar in Algiers examines the role of the prosecution in terrorist cases

The third in a series of seminars organized by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and tailored for prosecutors with experience in handling terrorist cases took place in Algiers from 5 to 7 June 2012. Close to 40 prosecutors and judges from different regions came together with representatives of international, regional and sub-regional organizations to examine their role in bringing terrorists to justice.

16 May 2012

Combating terrorism and the use of fraudulent travel documents

With most States now issuing machine-readable travel documents (MRTDs) to their citizens, these documents have become a global standard in preventing fraud and identity theft. Close to 100 States go a step further and issue electronic passports.

16 April 2012

Committee and its Executive Directorate report on achievements

Counter-Terrorism Committee Chairman Hardeep Singh Puri and CTED Executive Director Mike Smith on Monday 9 April 2012 briefed the UN membership on achievements over the past nine months. The Committee has been monitoring global counter-terrorism efforts for more than a decade, following the guidance of Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005). Its Executive Directorate, created in 2004, assists the Committee in its work.

23 MAR 2012

Workshop promotes regional counter-terrorism cooperation in South Asia

Countering terrorism effectively was the subject of the Fifth Workshop for Police Officers, Prosecutors and Judges in South Asia, held in New Delhi from 20 to 22 March 2012. The regional workshop was hosted by the Government of India, in association with the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED). The event was organized by the Washington, D.C.-based Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation (in partnership with the Observer Research Foundation) and funded by the Governments of India and Denmark.

24 Feb 2012

Netherlands Counterterrorism Coordinator visits CTED

The view that Member States should prioritize the development of comprehensive and integrated national counterterrorism strategies is one shared by Mr. Weixiong Chen, Deputy Executive Director of CTED, and Mr. Erik Akerboom, National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security of the Netherlands, who met in New York on 23 February 2012.

13 Feb 2012

Committee hears of global coordination efforts from Russian security expert

Speaking on behalf of the Meeting of Heads of Special Services, Security Agencies, and Law-Enforcement Organizations, Mr. Aleksey F. Kuzyura of Russia’s Federal Security Service briefed the Counter-Terrorism Committee on the Meeting’s practical contribution to the global counter-terrorism effort over the past decade.

09 DEC 2011

Incitement to commit terrorist acts and violent extremism, the focus of regional workshop in East Africa

Over recent years, incitement to commit terrorist acts, extremism and radicalization leading to violence have emerged as issues of serious concern to the international community. "The advocacy of extremist views poses a real danger to communities around the world," said Mike Smith, head of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), at a regional workshop on incitement and violent extremism held in Nairobi last week.

06 Dec 2011

Participants of Myanmar meetingCTED mission to Myanmar fosters dialogue and understanding on counter-terrorism

CTED conducted its first comprehensive visit to Myanmar from 21 to 25 November 2011. The delegation visited Myanmar to monitor and promote the implementation of Security Council resolutions 1373 and 1624.

5 DEC 2011

Preventing the illicit flow of money to fund terrorism

Terrorists and organized criminal groups have turned to informal methods to move money across international borders in an attempt to circumvent anti-money-laundering and counter-financing of terrorism controls in the formal financial sector. One such method is to employ couriers to carry large sums of cash or monetary instruments (some of which may be the proceeds of serious criminal offences) across borders, thus avoiding audit trails and other detection methods employed by the formal financial sector. In many cases, the funds are used to support terrorist activities.

26 Oct 2011

Effective counter-terrorism policies are based on "strict observance of human rights standards," says Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson

Ben Emmerson, the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, last week briefed the Counter-Terrorism Committee on his future work and outlined areas of common interest. At the Committee’s meeting of 20 October 2011, Mr. Emmerson told members that he would focus during his tenure on the rights of victims of terrorism and the prevention of terrorism.  

7 Oct 2011

CTED presents global counter-terrorism survey

4 Oct. 2011

Counter-Terrorism Committee urges States to “ensure zero tolerance to terrorism

28 Sep 2011

Counter-terrorism: 10 years of Security Council resolution 1373

14 Sep 2011

More than international military cooperation needed to thwart terrorism, says NATO’s Gábor Iklódy

25 Jul 2011

Workshop Addresses Challenges of Prosecuting Terrorists

27 Jun 2011

CTED and ASEANAPOL pledge to strengthen cooperation

24 Jun 2011

Financing of terrorism in South-East Europe, the focus of regional workshop

27 May 2011

CTED holds regional workshop in Bhutan

23 May 2011

UNHCR's Erika Feller calls for better balance between security and refugee protection

4 May 2011

Report of the Committee on practitioners' seminar sheds light on complexity of bringing terrorists to justice

15 Apr 2011

Counter-Terrorism Committee to hold special meeting in Strasbourg

5 Apr 2011

Securing the borders of the Maghreb and the Sahel

5 Apr 2011

CTC adopts Plan of Action for the implementation of resolution 1624

31 Mar 2011

CTED strengthens ties with South-East Asia regional training centre

30 Mar 2011

Regional efforts to prevent abuse of the non-profit sector for terrorism financing purposes

23 Mar 2011

CTC Chair: Cooperation with OAS to strengthen and expand further

25 Feb 2011

OSCE Secretary General: Global and integrated response key to success in combating terrorism

26 Jan 2011

Preventing abuse of the non-profit sector to finance terrorism

7 Jan 2011

Ambassador of India to chair Counter-Terrorism Committee

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