Countering violent extremism

CTED co-organizes third ICT and counter-terrorism dialogue in Asia

On 7 and 8 November 2018, the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) held a workshop related to information and communications technologies (ICT) and counter-terrorism, with a focus on Asia. Organized in Kuala Lumpur in cooperation with the Southeast Asia Regional Centre for Counter-Terrorism (SEARCCT) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, [...]

Consultancy: Countering terrorist narratives

  Title: Consultancy: Countering terrorist narratives Organizational Section/Unit: Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) Duty Station:  New York, United States of America  Proposed period: 15 November 2018-15 November 2019  Application deadline: 31 October 2018 Terms of Reference CONSULTANT COUNTERING TERRORIST NARRATIVES: GOOD PRACTICES, RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE M&E, & TOOL KIT Background information Terrorist groups such [...]

2018-10-10T10:47:41+00:00 Wednesday, 10 October 2018|Countering violent extremism|

Kenya and Ethiopia share cross-border peace initiative experiences on the margins of UNGA

On 1 October 2018, representatives from the Governments of Ethiopia and Kenya shared experiences from a cross-border peace initiative that aims to prevent violent extremism and conflict in border regions. Addressing the nexus between security and development bodies by focusing on resilience building, fighting marginalization, and emphasizing the role of youth and women, the [...]

International consultant – Strengthening the management of violent extremist prisoners (VEPs)

Title: International Consultant Organizational Section/Unit: Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) Duty Station:  New York, United States of America  Proposed period: October 2018 to June 2019 (extendable)  Actual work time: 150 working days (extendable)  Application deadline: 21 September 2018 1. Purpose of the assignment:  The focus of this position is to support CTED to deliver [...]

2018-09-07T16:34:18+00:00 Friday, 7 September 2018|Countering violent extremism|

Press release: Heads of United Nations counter-terrorism bodies and Kenya renew joint commitment to address terrorism

(Nairobi, 31 July 2018) Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), and Ms. Michèle Coninsx, Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), today concluded a joint visit to Kenya at the invitation of the Government. They were accompanied by Mr. Alexander Avanessov, Global Programme [...]

CTED conducts follow-up assessment visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), acting on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, conducted a visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan from 23 to 25 July 2018. This was in follow-up to the Committee’s initial visit of October 2009, and focused on progress made by Azerbaijan in implementing the Committee’s 2009 visit recommendations, as [...]

Press release: Heads of United Nations counter-terrorism bodies conclude joint visit to Nigeria

(Abuja, 26 July 2018) Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), and Ms. Michèle Coninsx, Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), today concluded a joint visit to Nigeria at the invitation of the Government. They were accompanied by Mr. Alexander Avanessov, Global Programme [...]

CTED conducts focused visit to New Zealand

On 11-13 July 2018, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), acting on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, undertook a visit to New Zealand. Following the Committee’s initial assessment of July 2009, this was a focused visit concentrating on New Zealand’s implementation of Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001), 1624 (2005), 2178 (2014), 2396 (2017), and [...]

#UNitetoCounterTerrorism side event: Countering and preventing violent extremism through communications and empowerment strategies involving youth

28 June 2018, 1:15-2:45pm, Conference Room 9 Documents Flyer

2018-06-27T17:34:50+00:00 Wednesday, 27 June 2018|Countering violent extremism|