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.
New CTED Trends Report stresses challenges stemming from returning and relocating foreign terrorist fighters
The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) today issued its latest Trends Report.1 Titled “The Challenge of Returning and Relocating Foreign [...]
Acting on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) conducted a three-day follow-up assessment visit to [...]
Sub-regional workshop on Afghanistan, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka focuses on national CVE strategies
From 14 to 16 March 2018, the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) organized a sub-regional workshop on promoting the [...]
“Gender-blind counter-terrorism policies and practices have the potential of not only being ineffective, but to also negatively impact women [...]