International Legal Instruments

A summary of the 19 universal legal instruments and additional amendments dealing with terrorism.


UNOCT and UNCCT publications related to counter-terrorism.


UN Security Council, General Assembly and other relevent Documents related to counter-terrorism.

Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism

The Plan is an appeal for concerted action by the international community. It provides more than 70 recommendations to Member States and the United Nations System.

UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Adopted by the Assembly in September 2006, the Strategy is based on four pillars: tackling the conditions conducive to the spread of terrorism; preventing and combating terrorism; building States’ capacity to prevent and combat terrorism and to strengthen the role of the UN system in that regard; ensuring respect for human rights for all and the rule of law as the fundamental basis for the fight against terrorism.

UNOCT "Connect & Learn" Platform

The UNOCT’s Connect & Learn platform is an innovative virtual environment designed to consolidate the Office’s expertise, advocacy, and programmatic activities into one far-reaching and easily accessible online portal.