Events

Events

13 December 2017

The prospect of non-State actors, including terrorist groups and their supporters, gaining access to and using weapons and materials of mass destruction is a serious threat to international peace and security. The international community must be

22 September 2017

The global aviation system is of vital importance to economic development and prosperity, and all States must strengthen, both individually and collectively, aviation security measures, in order to secure a stable and peaceful global

14 September 2017

Marking the twentieth anniversary of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Secretary-General underscored the importance of justice to prevent conflict, promote peace and security, and the Sustainable Development Goals

13 September 2017

While the efforts of the Governments in Africa's Lake Chad Basin have diminished Boko Haram's combat capacity in the region, the terrorist group has changed its tactics, increasing the use of suicide attacks.

15 August 2017

The joint task force by the so-called Group of Five (G5) – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – to tackle the threat of terrorism in Africa's Sahel region is now operational

04 August 2017

A number of “disillusioned and disappointed” foreign terrorist fighters left Syria and returned to their countries when they found these groups hardly make good on their promises, except promise of death and destruction

02 August 2017

The United Nations Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at preventing terrorists from acquiring weapons, particularly small arms and light weapons

23 June 2017

The United Nations welcomed the deployment by the so-called Group of Five (G5) – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – of a joint force to tackle the threat of terrorism and organized crime in the Sahel region.

21 June 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov of the Russian Federation as Under-Secretary-General of the newly created United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office as established by the General Assembly

15 June 2017

The General Assembly approved the establishment of a new United Nations office to help Member States implement the Organization's global counter-terrorism strategy.