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.
This past year, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) co-organized six regional and national workshops around the world about enhancing Cooperation and Strengthening Capacity in Obtaining Digital Evidence from Internet Service Providers (SPs) in Counter-Terrorism and related Organized Crime Cross-Border Investigations. The workshops are within the framework of their joint global initiative on [...]
The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) launched a new publication called Guidelines to facilitate the use and admissibility as evidence in national criminal courts of information collected, handled, preserved and shared by the military to prosecute terrorist offences (“Military Evidence”). Security Council resolution 2396 (2017) calls upon Member States to share best practices and technical expertise, informally and formally, with a view to improving the collection, [...]
The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP), and in collaboration with the US Department of Justice (DOJ), held a workshop in Washington, D.C., under the framework of the Global Initiative on “Strengthening the Capacity of Central Authorities and Counter-Terrorism Prosecutors and Investigators in Obtaining Digital Evidence from Private Communications Service Providers [...]
The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), acting on behalf of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, conducted a second follow-up assessment visit to the Kyrgyz Republic from 3 to 5 December 2019. This visit focused on progress made by Kyrgyzstan in implementing the Committee’s 2012 and 2016 visit recommendations on resolutions 1373 (2001), 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014), as well as on measures introduced to implement more recent [...]