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Ninth SG report states ISIL maintains significant residual wealth

In a briefing to the Security Council on 27 August 2019 on the ninth report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security and the range of United Nations efforts in support of Member States in countering the threat, Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of CTED Michèle [...]

2019-09-05T10:45:40+00:00 Friday, 30 August 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTC/CTED conducts its first visit to Togo

On 24 July 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC)/ Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) concluded its first visit to Togo. The visit was conducted at the request of the Togolese authorities in their efforts to build their capacity to address the threats and challenges of radicalization and terrorism. During the three-day visit, the delegation met [...]

National workshop on harmonizing approaches to the screening and profiling of Boko Haram-associated persons in Chad

From 10-12 July 2019, representatives from government agencies and civil society in Chad, as well as the African Union, the Multi-National Joint Task Force, and United Nations entities met in N’Djamena to discuss Chad’s strategy to screen and prosecute persons associated with Boko Haram. Part of a regional effort to help Lake Chad Basin countries [...]

2019-08-05T16:25:23+00:00 Wednesday, 24 July 2019|Uncategorized, International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Second Meeting of the Lake Chad Basin Governors’ Forum

Governors of the eight regions of the Lake Chad Basin affected by Boko Haram gathered in Niamey, Niger from 17-18 July to affirm and reinforce their commitment to cross-border cooperation and implementation of the Regional Strategy for the Stabilization, Recovery and Resilience.  The meeting was organized by the Lake Chad Basin Commission and supported [...]

2019-08-05T16:26:44+00:00 Tuesday, 23 July 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Security Council unanimously adopts resolution on threats to international peace and security

On 19 July 2019 at the 8582nd meeting, the Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2482 (2019) concerning the links between international terrorism and organized crime. This resolution reflects the Council’s concern that terrorists can benefit from organized crime as a source of financing or logistical support at a domestic or international level and takes [...]

Security Council Holds Open Debate on “Linkages Between International Terrorism and Organized Crime”

On 9 July 2019, the Security Council held an open debate on the linkages between international terrorism and organized crime. The speakers discussed ways to strengthen state capacity as well as counter-terrorism efforts at all levels. Aside from the participation of the Security Council members, there were delegates from other states and representatives from [...]

2019-07-24T09:35:56+00:00 Wednesday, 10 July 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

ASG Coninsx conducts high-level consultations with Tunisia

On 1 and 2 July 2019, Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), acting on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, conducted high-level consultations with the Republic of Tunisia aimed at reaffirming the Committee’s support for Tunisia’s counter-terrorism efforts and taking stock of progress and challenges in certain areas [...]

2019-08-01T16:34:30+00:00 Wednesday, 3 July 2019|Uncategorized, International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts follow-up visit to Turkey

From 10 – 14 June the Counter-Terrorism Committee/Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate conducted a visit to the Republic of Turkey in follow-up to the Committee’s initial visit in May 2007. The follow-up visit focused on progress made by Turkey in implementing the CTC’s 2007 visit recommendations, as well as on measures introduced to implement Security Council [...]

2019-08-23T09:09:39+00:00 Monday, 24 June 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

ASG Coninsx conducts high-level political visit to Sri Lanka

Shortly after the Easter Sunday bombings carried out in Sri Lanka, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations invited Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) Michèle Coninsx to visit Colombo to conduct bilateral consultations with high-level representatives of the Government.  The purpose of [...]

CTED participates in regional workshop for Latin America on obtaining electronic evidence from private CSPs

The Organization of American States (OAS), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) co-organized a regional workshop for Latin American States in Bogotá, Colombia, on “Obtaining electronic evidence from private Communications Services Providers (CSPs) in counter-terrorism and related organized crime cross-border investigations”. The workshop was [...]

2019-06-14T16:11:35+00:00 Thursday, 30 May 2019|Uncategorized|