The UN is hailing a new Security Council resolution adopted on Thursday as a landmark step in suppressing the funding of terror groups worldwide.
In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his intention to launch a UN action plan for the safeguarding of religious sites, declaring that “mosques and all places of
The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) launching a joint pilot project to prevent and counter chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear
Parliamentarians from 16 countries in the Middle East and North Africa are meeting in Egypt this week at a high-level regional conference to discuss the role of parliaments in combatting terrorism and violent extremism.
Though attacks were down last year, a new UN report to the Security Council shows that ISIL is still a global threat, despite evolving into a “covert” terrorism network, with countries continuing to face challenges from the growing
A rising number of attacks by extremist groups, using more sophisticated tactics, risk undermining progress in West Africa and the Sahel, the region’s UN envoy told the Security Council.
The UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact is an agreement between the UN chief, 36 Organizational entities, INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization, to better serve the needs of Member States when it comes to tackling the scourge of
Today, Under-Secretary-General for Counter-Terrorism Vladimir Voronkov, and UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov, jointly held a briefing for Permanent Missions in Vienna and signed a Strategic Partnership Framework Agreement.
This event on cross border peace initiatives along the Kenya-Ethiopia Border is co-organized by the Permanent Representations of Ethiopia and Kenya to the United Nations alongside UNDP and UNOCT.
The observance of the first International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism (A/RES/72/165) represents a major step forward in standing in solidarity with victims of terrorism.