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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|

CTED, INTERPOL, and UNOCT host follow-up regional expert workshop on critical infrastructure and “soft” target protection

On 19-21 March 2019, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) organized a regional expert workshop on critical infrastructure and the protection of “soft” targets. Held at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore, the follow-up [...]

2019-03-25T11:44:08+00:00 Thursday, 21 March 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED takes part in UN/EU joint level mission to Chad

The Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) took part in a joint high-level mission of the United Nations and the European Union to Chad, conducted from 14 to 16 March 2019 in accordance with Security Council resolution 2349 (2017). The purpose of the mission was to support Chad and other Member States of [...]

2019-03-21T12:56:02+00:00 Monday, 18 March 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED launches Trends Report on “The Gender Dimensions of the Response to Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters”

On 27 February 2019, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) launched its third Trends Report, The Gender Dimensions of the Response to Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters, at a joint event with George Washington University for its “Examining Gender and the Future of Women in Violent Extremism” Paper Series. Held at [...]

2019-03-01T15:52:12+00:00 Friday, 1 March 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED participates in IPU-UN regional conference for the Middle East and North Africa

At a regional conference for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), participants discussed the role of parliamentarians in addressing the threat of foreign terrorist fighters and associated challenges. The main purpose of the conference was to further strengthen the relationship between the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations (UN), as well as [...]

2019-04-29T09:38:17+00:00 Friday, 1 March 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Deputy Director of FSB briefs joint meeting of three Security Council committees

On 28 February 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee held an informal joint meeting with the Security Council ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee, and the Security Council 1988 (Taliban) Sanctions Committee, to receive a briefing by Mr. Igor Sirotkin, Deputy Director of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB), Head of the National [...]

2019-03-25T11:48:21+00:00 Thursday, 28 February 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Counter-Terrorism Committee holds open briefing on Addendum to the guiding principles on foreign terrorist fighters (2018)

 In order to raise awareness and strengthen the understanding of the Addendum to the Madrid Guiding Principles, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) held an open briefing in New York on this theme on 22 February 2019. A practical tool to assist Member States in stemming the flow of foreign terrorist fighters [...]

2019-02-27T11:49:23+00:00 Tuesday, 26 February 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

ISIL is still a threat, underlines CTED Executive Director in briefing to the Security Council

“Of all international terrorist groups, ISIL (also known as Da’esh) remains the most likely to carry out a large-scale, complex attack,” said United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx in a briefing to the Security Council on 11 February 2019. In her capacity as Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), Ms. Coninsx [...]

2019-02-20T10:32:37+00:00 Tuesday, 12 February 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|