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Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force

Office

While the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) coordination framework was established by the Secretary-General in 2005 in order to ensure coordination and coherence in the UN activities on counter-terrorism, the CTITF was institutionalized in the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations in December 2009 through General Assembly resolution A/RES/64/235. The institutionalization of the CTITF provided the Task Force with a dedicated core secretariat staff in the form of the CTITF Office.

The key functions of the CTITF Office include the following:

In resolutions adopted by the General Assembly as part of its biennial review of the Global Strategy (A/RES/62/272, A/RES/64/297, A/RES/66/282 and A/RES/68/276) the mandate of the CTITF Office has expanded to include the following responsibilities: