UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact Entities

The following entities are signatories to the Counter-Terrorism Compact, as member or observer. Each entity participates in the Counter-Terrorism Compact consistent with its own mandate to support the implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and other relevant resolutions of the General Assembly and the Security Council.

Members of the Global Compact

  1. 1267 Committee Monitoring Team
  2. 1540 Committee Expert Group
  3. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)
  4. Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED)
  5. Department or Safety and Security (DSS)
  6. Department of Peace Operations (DPO)
  7. Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)
  8. Department of Global Communications (DGC)
  9. Executive Office of the Secretary-General Rule of Law Unit (EOSG RoL)
  10. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  11. International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
  12. International Labor Organization (ILO)
  13. International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  14. Office of Disarmament Affairs (ODA)
  15. Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT)
  16. Office of Legal Affairs (OLA)
  17. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  18. Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
  19. Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
  20. Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide 
  21. Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism
  22. Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict 
  23. Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children
  24. United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) 
  25. United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
  26. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  27. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  28. United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
  29. United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
  30. United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT)
  31. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  32. United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (UNOSAA)
  33. Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG CAAC)
  34. World Customs Organization (WCO)
  35. World Health Organization (WHO)
  36. United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
  37. United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC)

Observers of the Global Compact

  1. Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
  2. International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  3. Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
  4. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
  5. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  6. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

The UN General Assembly adopted by consensus the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy on 8 September 2006. The strategy is a unique global instrument to enhance national, regional and international efforts to counter terrorism. The General Assembly reviews the Strategy every two years, making it a living document attuned to Member States’ counter-terrorism priorities.