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NATO and the United Nations mark continued cooperation against terrorism

On 6 May 2019, a high-level delegation of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee and its Executive Directorate visited NATO Headquarters in Brussels to discuss the latest emerging threats of terrorism, foreign terrorist fighters and returnees, as well as possible areas for enhancing cooperation. Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Chair of the Counter Terrorism Committee, [...]

2019-05-07T13:40:23+00:00 Tuesday, 7 May 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Three Security Council committees hold joint special meeting on linkages between terrorism and organized crime

On 26 April 2019, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee, the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee, and the Taliban Sanctions Committee hosted a Joint Special meeting to discuss the nexus between international terrorism and organized crime. Participants included Security Council members, UN Member States, academic institutions, international and regional organizations, as well as partners [...]

2019-05-03T16:49:08+00:00 Wednesday, 1 May 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts follow-up visit to Uganda

On 25 April, the CTC/CTED concluded a follow-up visit to Uganda. With the active support and participation of Ugandan authorities, the delegation was able to engage on a full range of issues from legal and criminal justice to the financing of terrorism, border security and law enforcement, countering violent extremism, and more.  The team [...]

2019-04-29T10:15:04+00:00 Monday, 29 April 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Press Release: Three Security Council committees hold joint special meeting on linkages between terrorism and organized crime

On 26 April 2019, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee, the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee and the Taliban Sanctions Committee held a joint special meeting on “The nexus between international terrorism and organized crime”. The purpose of the meeting was to identify areas for further research into the nature and scope of the [...]

High-level commitments event on women, peace and security preparing for the 20th anniversary of security council resolution 1325

On 23 April 2019, Germany and the United Kingdom, in collaboration with UN Women, co-hosted a High-Level Commitments event on Women, Peace and Security preparing for the 20th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000). The main purpose of this meeting was to invite Member States and UN entities to each commit to a [...]

2019-05-02T14:55:47+00:00 Tuesday, 23 April 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED addressed IPA-CIS Plenary and Conference on Countering International Terrorism

On 18 April 2019, the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent State hosted a high-level conference on countering international terrorism focusing on the role of inter-parliamentary organizations in the process of building common approaches to counter terrorism and violent extremism, including through the harmonization of the relevant national legislation. Opening [...]

2019-04-29T13:46:54+00:00 Thursday, 18 April 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts follow-up visit to Finland

From 9 – 11 April, the CTC/CTED conducted a visit to the Republic of Finland in follow-up to the Committee’s initial visit of June 2012. The follow-up visit focused on progress made by Finland in implementing the CTC’s 2012 visit recommendations, as well as on measures introduced to implement Security Council resolutions 2178 (2014) [...]

2019-05-01T14:03:23+00:00 Tuesday, 9 April 2019|Uncategorized|

Security Council adopts landmark resolution on countering terrorism financing

On 28 March 2019, the Security Council adopted resolution 2462 (2019), the first dedicated Council resolution devoted to preventing and suppressing terrorism financing. Its adoption reflects the Council’s continued determination to assist Member States to deprive terrorists of funds. The Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution on preventing the financing of terrorism. [...]

2019-05-11T09:45:50+00:00 Thursday, 28 March 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED Executive Director gives opening remarks at 2019 OSCE-Wide Counter-Terrorism Conference and convenes a side-event to discuss the implementation of the Addendum to the Guiding Principles on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

On 25 March 2019, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) Michèle Coninsx kicked off the 2019 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)-Wide Counter-Terrorism Conference, along with the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak [...]

2019-03-28T16:12:02+00:00 Monday, 25 March 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

New framework for enhanced cooperation between RATS SCO and UN CTED

On 25 March 2019, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) Michèle Coninsx, and the Director of the Executive Committee of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO) Jamakhon Ghiyosov, signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at enhancing the strategic framework of cooperation [...]

2019-03-28T14:27:53+00:00 Monday, 25 March 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|