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CTC holds open briefing on “Protection of soft targets through local engagement and public private partnerships”

On 27 June 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) hosted an Open briefing on “Protection of soft targets through local engagement and public-private partnerships.” The meeting featured representatives from the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), the Strong Cities Network, the [...]

2019-07-10T13:29:21+00:00 Wednesday, 10 July 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTC conducts follow-up visit to Morocco

On 28 June 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC)/ Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) concluded a second follow-up visit to Morocco. Morocco was the first country assessed by CTED on behalf of the CTC in 2005. Since then, CTED conducted  follow-up visits in 2013 and now in 2019. The three-day visit was led by Assistant Secretary-General [...]

2019-07-10T11:22:01+00:00 Tuesday, 9 July 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

National Workshop for Pakistan on Obtaining Electronic Evidence from Private Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in Counter-Terrorism and related Organized Crime Cross-Border Investigations

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s Country Office Pakistan (COPAK) and Terrorism Prevention Branch (TPB), the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) and the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA-Pakistan) organized a National Workshop on Obtaining Electronic Evidence from Private Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in Counter-Terrorism and related [...]

CTED participates in the final EuroMed Justice conference

On 20 June 2019, EuroMed Justice hosted the final conference of the EuroMed Justice project in Madrid, Spain. EuroMed Justice is an EU-funded project. Since the start of phase I of the project in 2004, the project promoted judicial cooperation between Europe and the Mediterranean region throughout the four different project phases. The conference was [...]

2019-07-10T12:48:33+00:00 Sunday, 30 June 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED Co-Organizes Scoping Mission to Uganda

From 10-14 June 2019, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) co-organized a scoping mission to Uganda in the framework of the joint global programme on “Supporting the management of violent extremist prisoners and the prevention of radicalization to violence in prisons.” The project is co-funded by the European Union, UNCCT and the Government of the Netherlands.

2019-06-26T13:07:33+00:00 Wednesday, 26 June 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

GCTF Initiative to Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems Threats- Fourth Regional Workshop

At a regional workshop focused on the initiative to counter Unmanned Aerial Systems threats, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) addressed the potential risks posed by terrorist use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), based on the key findings of CTED’s latest Trends Alert on “Greater Efforts Needed to Address the Potential Risks Posed by Terrorist [...]

2019-07-12T13:46:03+00:00 Friday, 7 June 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Heads of United Nations Counter-Terrorism Bodies conclude trilateral joint consultations with Spain and strengthen partnership to support victims of terrorism

PRESS RELEASE Madrid, 14 Feb 2019 – On Thursday, a high-level delegation composed of the heads of the main counter-terrorism bodies at the United Nations concluded high-level consultations in Spain at the invitation of the Government. The consultations sought to strengthen the partnership between the United Nations and Spain to support victims of terrorism, and discuss [...]

CTED, INTERPOL, and UNOCT host regional expert workshop on critical infrastructure

At a regional expert workshop on the protection of critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks, participants raised several important challenges to effectively implement Security Council resolution 2341 (2017) related to this theme.

2019-02-07T17:32:53+00:00 Monday, 21 January 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Regional focus|

Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee adopts Addendum to principles on foreign fighters

On 27 December 2018, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) formally adopted Addendum to the so-called Madrid Guiding Principles. Designed as a practical tool to assist Member States in stemming the flow of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), the original principles were identified at a Special meeting by the CTC held in Madrid [...]

Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee holds Special meeting to revise principles on foreign fighters

On 13 December 2018, The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee held a Special meeting in New York on "Security Council resolution 2396 (2017): review of the Madrid Guiding Principles." Adopted in 2015, the Madrid Guiding Principles consists of 35 practical tools to assist States in stemming the flow of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) [...]