Loading...
Counter-Terrorism Committee 2020-07-08T17:34:22+00:00

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.

News

Virtual roundtable of the Global Research Network: “20 years of research into emerging threats, trends and developments in terrorism and counter-terrorism”

On 28 September 2001, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1373, establishing the basis of the Security Council’s response in countering the terrorist threat. The resolution also established the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) as a subsidiary body of the Council to assess Member States’ compliance with the resolution’s provisions.

Tuesday, 5 January 2021|

Virtual roundtable with Civil Society: “Partnerships and Challenges in International Counter-Terrorism Efforts”

On 28 September 2001, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1373, establishing the basis of the Security Council’s response in countering the terrorist threat. The resolution also established the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) as a subsidiary body of the Council to assess Member States’ compliance with the resolution’s provisions.

Monday, 4 January 2021|

CTED publishes updated paper about COVID-19 and counter-terrorism

The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published an update to its paper, “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on terrorism, counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism.” CTED’s analysis suggests that, despite the continuation of terrorist violence and despite concerns that terrorists and violent extremists will seek to exploit COVID-19 in their recruitment processes, there remains little evidence upon which to base a comprehensive analysis of the [...]

Thursday, 31 December 2020|

2020 Year in Review

Today, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published a brief overview of the Counter-Terrorism Committee and CTED’s work and activities in 2020. Assessments:  • CTED completed 67 Overview of Implementation Assessments & Detailed Implementation Surveys, finishing almost all desk reviews of Member States. • To support UN capacity-building activities, CTED shared all prioritized technical assistance needs from 2016 to 2020. • Here is more information about [...]

Wednesday, 30 December 2020|

Upcoming events

Recent events