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.
On 8 October 2018, the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) of the Security Council adopted updated guidelines on substance and procedure. With [...]
Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, H.E. Meza-Cuadra, Ambassador of Peru to the United Nations, briefing the Security Council [...]
On 1 October 2018, representatives from the Governments of Ethiopia and Kenya shared experiences from a cross-border peace initiative [...]
Public-private efforts addressing terrorist content online – UNGA side event examines a year of progress and outlines what is next
Terrorist and violent extremist groups have become increasingly adept at exploiting information and communications technologies (ICT) — including the [...]