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.
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. [...]
Security Council bodies issue joint report on measures taken by States to disrupt terrorism financing
In June 2020, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team pursuant to resolutions 1526 (2004) and 2253 (2015) concerning Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) (Da’esh), Al-Qaida and the Taliban and associated individuals and entities,
CTED holds virtual consultation with Civil Society Organizations about countering terrorist financing
On 1 July 2020, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) held a virtual consultation with over 15 civil society organizations, representing most regions of the world, to discuss counter-financing of terrorism and its implications for human rights
The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published a new paper about “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on terrorism, counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism.” Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a Global Pandemic in March, CTED has been proactively engaging with Member States and all of our partners to understand how the pandemic has, and will, impact counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism (CVE). In [...]