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CTED reaffirms commitment to close cooperation with European Union

On 29 April 2021, Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), briefed the European Union Council Working Party on Terrorism (COTER) on cooperation between the European Union and the United Nations on counter-terrorism and emerging terrorist [...]

2021-05-05T16:07:04+00:00 Wednesday, 5 May 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED Regional Analytical Brief – April 2021

Efforts of European Member States to prevent terrorists from abusing asylum systems while ensuring compliance with international refugee and human rights law: challenges, recommendations and good practices The Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate has published a Regional Analytical Brief on “Efforts of European Member States to prevent terrorists from abusing asylum systems while ensuring [...]

2021-04-20T13:04:40+00:00 Tuesday, 20 April 2021|Uncategorized|

Virtual open briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on “Protection of ‘soft’ targets against terrorist attacks”

“Soft” targets, also called vulnerable targets, (e.g., urban public spaces or other sites that are crowded with local or tourist populations) are attractive to terrorists, including foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), because they are relatively open and easy to access; are subject to lower levels of security protection; and offer an opportunity not only to [...]

2021-01-29T15:49:27+00:00 Monday, 25 January 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Ministerial-level meeting of the Security Council commemorating the adoption of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001)

On 12 January 2021, the Security Council held a ministerial-level meeting to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of Council resolution 1373 (2001), which established the Counter-Terrorism Committee in the wake of the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 against the United States. The meeting included briefings by Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov of the [...]

2021-02-09T12:36:40+00:00 Tuesday, 12 January 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED publishes updated paper about COVID-19 and counter-terrorism

The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published an update to its paper, “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on terrorism, counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism.” CTED’s analysis suggests that, despite the continuation of terrorist violence and despite concerns that terrorists and violent extremists will seek to exploit COVID-19 in their [...]

2020-12-31T09:45:40+00:00 Thursday, 31 December 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED launches Trends Tracker about resolution 2242 (2015)

Today, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published a Trends Tracker to mark the 5th anniversary of the adoption of resolution 2242 (2015). Adopted on 13 October 2015, resolution 2242 (2015) is one of the ten Security Council resolutions constituting the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, which celebrates its 20th [...]

2020-10-13T08:10:40+00:00 Tuesday, 13 October 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

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 [...]

2020-09-16T18:38:12+00:00 Wednesday, 22 July 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

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 [...]

2020-07-06T15:04:24+00:00 Monday, 6 July 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED publishes paper about COVID-19 and counter-terrorism

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 [...]

2020-09-17T14:12:24+00:00 Wednesday, 24 June 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|