The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee

Guided by Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005), the CTC works to bolster the ability of United Nations Member States to prevent terrorist acts both within their borders and across regions. It was established in the wake of the 11 September terrorist attacks in the United States.

The CTC is assisted by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), which carries out the policy decisions of the Committee, conducts expert assessments of each Member State and facilitates counter-terrorism technical assistance to countries.

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  • H.E. Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta, Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee.

  • Ambassador Levent Murat Burhan, Deputy Undersecretary with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey (centre), his Advisor (left), and CTED Executive Director Jean-Paul Laborde (right).

  • CTED Executive Director Jean-Paul Laborde with Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France.

  • CTC Chair and CTED Executive Director called on the Heads of Special Services to strengthen their partnerships.

  • Open briefing underscores need for timely national efforts in countering foreign fighters.

  • Second and third informal briefings conclude series of regionally focused dialogues on FTF threat.

  • Paris Prosecutor François Molins briefs the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee

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