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CTED publishes Trends Alert about extreme right-wing terrorism

The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published a new Trends Alert called “Member States Concerned By The Growing and Increasingly Transnational Threat of Extreme Right-Wing Terrorism.” Member States have alerted CTED to their increasing concern at the growing and increasingly transnational threat posed by extreme right-wing terrorism. With research indicating a 320% [...]

2020-04-02T10:34:28+00:00 Wednesday, 1 April 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts focused visit to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

On 26 February 2020, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) concluded its first visit to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on behalf of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee. Equatorial Guinea served as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council from 2018 to 2019. The visit was opened by the Minister [...]

2020-03-04T09:16:35+00:00 Friday, 28 February 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Tenth SG report states ISIL continues to adapt and evolve despite death of its leader

7 February 2020 – Despite ISIL’s military defeat in the Syrian Arab Republic and the death of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi on 27 October 2019, ISIL continues to adapt and evolve. According to the Secretary-General’s tenth report on the threat posed by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh), ISIL has become increasingly [...]

2020-02-13T12:03:19+00:00 Friday, 7 February 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

2019 activities of the CTED/UNODC/IAP Global Initiative on Digital Evidence Across Borders

This past year, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) co-organized six regional and national workshops around the world about enhancing Cooperation and Strengthening Capacity in Obtaining Digital Evidence from Internet Service Providers (SPs) in Counter-Terrorism and related Organized [...]

2019-12-16T01:53:19+00:00 Friday, 13 December 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED holds a specialist workshop on MLA for obtaining electronic evidence

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP), and in collaboration with the US Department of Justice (DOJ), held a workshop in Washington, D.C., under the framework of the Global Initiative on “Strengthening the Capacity of Central [...]

2019-12-12T16:30:04+00:00 Thursday, 12 December 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts second follow-up assessment visit to the Kyrgyz Republic

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), acting on behalf of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, conducted a second follow-up assessment visit to the Kyrgyz Republic from 3 to 5 December 2019. This visit focused on progress made by Kyrgyzstan in implementing the Committee’s 2012 and 2016 visit recommendations on resolutions 1373 (2001), [...]

2019-12-10T11:22:36+00:00 Tuesday, 10 December 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED participates in legislative assistance workshop in Cameroon

On 3 and 4 December 2019, CTED participated in a legislative assistance workshop organized by Cameroon’s National School for Administration and the Judiciary (ENAM) with the support of the U.S. embassy in Cameroon. The workshop aimed at strengthening Cameroon’s counter-terrorism legislation and institutional framework, including on prosecutions, rehabilitation and reintegration (PRR) of individuals associated [...]

2019-12-06T16:54:47+00:00 Friday, 6 December 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED and UN Women convene 3rd expert meeting of the Platform on Gender and Countering and Preventing Violent Extremism in North Africa

From 19-20 November 2019, UN Women and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) convened the third expert meeting of the Platform on Gender and Countering and Preventing Violent Extremism in North Africa in Tunis, Tunisia. The Platform, which consists of members from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia, is co-chaired by UN Women and [...]

2019-12-16T17:32:25+00:00 Tuesday, 3 December 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED holds Expert Group Meeting on Lawful Access to Digital Data

From 14-15 November, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) hosted the third Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on “Lawful Access to Digital Data Across Borders”, jointly organized with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) and the Internet and Jurisdiction Policy Network. This meeting was held in [...]

2019-11-27T14:41:22+00:00 Wednesday, 27 November 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts follow-up visit to the Republic of Mozambique

On 22 November 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) concluded its follow-up visit to the Republic of Mozambique on behalf of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee. CTED first visited Mozambique in 2012, when it conducted an initial assessment as part of a sub-regional set of country visits, which also included visits [...]

2019-11-26T16:29:09+00:00 Tuesday, 26 November 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|