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Virtual roundtable of the Global Research Network: “20 years of research into emerging threats, trends and developments in terrorism and counter-terrorism”

On 28 September 2001, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1373, establishing the basis of the Security Council’s response in countering the terrorist threat. The resolution also established the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) as a subsidiary body of the Council to assess Member States’ compliance with the resolution’s provisions.

2021-01-05T16:40:51+00:00 Tuesday, 5 January 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Virtual roundtable with Civil Society: “Partnerships and Challenges in International Counter-Terrorism Efforts”

On 28 September 2001, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1373, establishing the basis of the Security Council’s response in countering the terrorist threat. The resolution also established the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) as a subsidiary body of the Council to assess Member States’ compliance with the resolution’s provisions.

2021-01-07T17:48:03+00:00 Monday, 4 January 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

2020 Year in Review

Today, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) published a brief overview of the Counter-Terrorism Committee and CTED’s work and activities in 2020. Assessments:  • CTED completed 67 Overview of Implementation Assessments & Detailed Implementation Surveys, finishing almost all desk reviews of Member States. • To support UN capacity-building activities, CTED shared [...]

2020-12-30T18:56:34+00:00 Wednesday, 30 December 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED and Tech Against Terrorism host webinar about “Cooperation between the UN and smaller tech platforms in countering use of the Internet for terrorist purposes”

On 9 December 2020, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and its partner Tech Against Terrorism hosted a webinar about “Cooperation between the UN and smaller tech platforms in countering use of the Internet for terrorist purposes.”

2020-12-21T16:22:50+00:00 Monday, 21 December 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED leads virtual deep-dive assessment mission to the Maldives

From 7 – 21 December 2020, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) led a virtual deep-dive assessment mission to the Maldives, in the areas of passenger data exchange and countering terrorism.

2020-12-18T18:07:47+00:00 Friday, 18 December 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Counter-Terrorism Committee holds virtual open briefing on “The threat of terrorism in Latin America and the Caribbean”

“Since the adoption of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001), the States of Latin America and the Caribbean have made considerable progress in strengthening their criminal-justice and operational capacities to detect, disrupt and prosecute terrorist networks,”

2020-12-16T12:50:38+00:00 Wednesday, 16 December 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Virtual Open Briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on “The threat of terrorism in Latin America and the Caribbean”

The threat of terrorism in Latin America and the Caribbean remains generally low. However, Governments are aware of the evolving and decentralized threat posed by international terrorist groups, including the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Da’esh) and Al-Qaida.2

2020-12-14T09:41:36+00:00 Wednesday, 9 December 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Counter-Terrorism Committee holds virtual open briefing on “Terrorist threats to civil aviation, the status of implementation of Security Council resolution 2309 (2016), and follow-up to the civil aviation-related provisions of Council resolution 2396 (2017)”

“The Council’s intention in adopting its resolution 2309 was to significantly reduce the terrorist threat to civil aviation, including by helping to strengthen Member States’ implementation of security-related International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices,” stated His Excellency, Ambassador Tarek Ladeb, Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), at the virtual open briefing [...]

2020-12-04T14:35:12+00:00 Friday, 4 December 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Border security|

Counter-Terrorism Committee holds virtual open briefing on “The role of judges, prosecutors and defence counsel in bringing terrorists to justice, including the effective use of battlefield or military-collected evidence”

“Ensuring rule of law-based criminal-justice responses to terrorism is a central component of the global counter-terrorism effort, including in the Security Council,” stated His Excellency, Ambassador Tarek Ladeb, Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, at the virtual open briefing on “The role of judges, prosecutors and defence counsel in bringing terrorists to justice, including the [...]

2020-12-21T20:13:11+00:00 Monday, 30 November 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Virtual Open Briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on “Terrorist threats to civil aviation, the status of implementation of Security Council resolution 2309 (2016), and follow-up to the civil aviation-related provisions of Council resolution 2396 (2017)”

In its resolution 2309 (2016), adopted on 22 September 2016, the Security Council expressed concern that terrorist groups continue to view civil aviation as an attractive target, with the aim of causing substantial loss of life, economic damage and disruption to connectivity between States, and that the risk of terrorist attacks against civil aviation [...]

2020-12-02T17:14:02+00:00 Tuesday, 24 November 2020|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|