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Poland becomes fourth Member State to brief the CTC about implementation of the Committee’s visit recommendations

“Poland appreciates the actions of the UN in the global fight against the terrorist threat”, said Marcin Przydacz, Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, during a briefing to the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) on 18 March 2021, about the steps Poland has taken in implementing the CTC’s visit recommendations, as well as [...]

2021-03-19T16:06:33+00:00 Friday, 19 March 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED and UN Women publish interview series on the impact of COVID-19 on gender and CVE

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and UN Women have published an interview series with members of the Regional Experts Platform on Gender and Countering and Preventing Violent Extremism (CVE/PVE) in North Africa. The interviews explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the gendered dimensions of violent extremism [...]

2021-03-08T12:38:13+00:00 Monday, 8 March 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Joint initiative on “Supporting the management of violent extremist prisoners (VEPs) and the prevention of radicalization to violence in prisons”

Since 2018, CTED has worked closely together with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) on a joint initiative entitled “Supporting the Management of Violent Extremist Prisoners (VEPs) and the Prevention of Radicalization to Violence in Prisons”.

2021-03-04T12:45:11+00:00 Wednesday, 3 March 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Conducting hybrid assessment visits to some Member States pro tempore

On 19 November 2020, the Counter-Terrorism Committee adopted hybrid assessment visits to some Member States, pro tempore, so that the Committee and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) can, to the extent possible, carry on one of the core functions entrusted to them by the Security Council.

2021-02-26T15:18:29+00:00 Friday, 26 February 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Twelfth report of the Secretary-General updates Member States on the latest threats posed by ISIL and affiliates

10 February 2021 – The threat posed by ISIL has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, and may rise further in the coming months, according to the 12th, and latest, report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security.

2021-02-11T12:06:43+00:00 Wednesday, 10 February 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED leads virtual deep-dive assessment mission to Djibouti

From 18 – 21 January 2021, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) led a virtual deep-dive assessment mission to Djibouti, in the areas of passenger data exchange and countering

2021-02-09T19:00:40+00:00 Saturday, 30 January 2021|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

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|