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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.

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CTED publishes Analytical Brief about The Prosecution of ISIL-associated Women

The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published a new Analytical Brief, The prosecution of ISIL-associated women. Based on information collected through CTED’s engagement with Member States, its other partners, and through its own open-source research on almost 80 States whose nationals are believed to have travelled to Iraq and the Syrian Arab Republic to join ISIL, this Analytical Brief traces the evolution of prosecutorial practice [...]

Wednesday, 22 July 2020|

CTED publishes updated Trends Alert on response of extreme right-wing terrorist groups to COVID-19

In April 2020, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published a Trends Alert entitled, “Member States concerned by the growing and increasingly transnational threat of extreme right-wing terrorism.” Based on information collected during CTED’s engagement with Member States and insights from CTED’s Global Research Network, the Trends Alert provided an overview of key trends relating to extreme right-wing terrorism, Member States’ responses, and guidance that might support those responses. [...]

Monday, 6 July 2020|

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