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CTED delivers keynote at the 2019 Congress of the Biometrics Institute

From 29-30 October 2019, CTED attended the The Biometrics Institute’s annual Congress promoting the responsible and ethical use of biometrics. The Biometrics Institute is the independent and international impartial membership organisation promoting the responsible use of biometrics as a not-for-profit organisation. It has over 230 membership organisations including many government agencies, and private sector [...]

2019-11-06T16:31:17+00:00 Tuesday, 5 November 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTC holds open briefing on gender and counter-terrorism

On 1 November 2019, the Counter Terrorism Committee held an open briefing at UN Headquarters on Integrating Gender into Counter-Terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). Speakers included representatives of UN agencies, researchers and civil society. The meeting was held in the margins of the annual Security Council open debate on Women, Peace and Security [...]

2019-11-12T17:07:07+00:00 Monday, 4 November 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Role of women|

CTED & NYU’s CGA celebrate five years of cooperation

On 30 October 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) participated in an event with New York University’s (NYU) Center for Global Affairs (CGA) marking five years of cooperation between CTED and CGA. The panel, “Futures of Counterterrorism” included discussions about emerging counter-terrorism trends around the globe such as drones. In May, CTED issued a Trends [...]

2019-11-04T11:08:16+00:00 Thursday, 31 October 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED participates in international symposium in Ankara focused on radicalization

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) participated in an international symposium on “Radicalization and extremism”, which was held in Ankara from 21 to 23 October 2019. Organized by the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM), and sponsored by the European Union, the symposium aimed to facilitate the analysis of tools and measures to [...]

2019-11-01T13:36:25+00:00 Thursday, 24 October 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED’s first visit to the Maldives

From 6 to 8 October 2019, CTED conducted a focused visit to the Maldives. This is CTED’s first visit to the Maldives. In addition to CTED experts, the delegation included experts from UNODC TBC, and the ISIL/Al Qaeda/Taliban sanctions monitoring team. The delegation examined legal and criminal justice issues; law enforcement and border control issues; as [...]

2019-10-23T14:50:51+00:00 Tuesday, 22 October 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Heads of UN Counter-Terrorism entities participate in the XVIII Meeting of Heads of Special Services, Security Agencies, and Law-Enforcement Organizations

Joint Press Release UNOCT, CTED and Monitoring Team Sochi, 17 October 2019 - Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, the Head of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), Assistant Secretary-General Ms. Michèle Coninsx, Executive Director of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and Mr. Edmund Fitton Brown, Coordinator of the Security Council Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team [...]

2019-10-21T11:16:02+00:00 Thursday, 17 October 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts follow-up visit to UK on behalf of Counter-Terrorism Committee

Acting on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) conducted a follow-up assessment visit to the United Kingdom from 7 to 11 October 2019 to take stock of measures taken by the United Kingdom to implement recent Security Council resolutions on countering terrorism, including the foreign terrorist fighter (FTF) phenomenon. The delegation also [...]

2019-10-15T17:20:13+00:00 Tuesday, 15 October 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts follow-up visit to Republic of Ghana

On 4 October 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) concluded a follow-up visit to the Republic of Ghana on behalf of the United Nations Security Council Committee. CTED first visited Ghana in 2009, when it conducted an initial assessment focused on the country’s law enforcement and border management responses to the threat posed [...]

2019-10-09T16:42:31+00:00 Friday, 4 October 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED co-organizes side event about the future of GIFCT

On September 24, 2019, the UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) co-organized a side event on the margins of the 74th United Nations General Assembly about countering terrorist exploitation of information and communications technology (ICT). The event, GIFCT UNGA 2019: Future of GIFCT was held in collaboration with the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), an [...]

2019-10-30T13:14:10+00:00 Monday, 30 September 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED co-organizes side event about the Terrorist Content Analytics Platform

On September 24, 2019, the UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) co-organized a side event on the margins of the 74th United Nations General Assembly called, Introducing the Terrorist Content Analytics Platform (TCAP). This side event was co-organized with Tech Against Terrorism, an initiative launched and supported by CTED working with the global tech industry to tackle [...]

2019-10-30T13:11:35+00:00 Monday, 30 September 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|