Terrorism financing

CTED Executive Director participates in international conference on terrorism financing

On 25-26 April 2018, Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx, Executive Director of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), participated in an international conference on counter-financing of terrorism (CFT) organized by the Government of France. Entitled “No Money for Terror,” the conference aimed to take stock of current global CFT efforts; support effective implementation of [...]

2018-05-02T09:55:00+00:00 Monday, 30 April 2018|Terrorism financing|

Consultant – Counter-Financing of Terrorism

 Terms of reference Title:  Consultant Organizational Section/Unit:  Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate Duty Station:   New York Proposed period:  15 January 2018 to 15 April 2018 Actual work time:  3 months (extendable) Application deadline:  31 December 2017 Purpose of the assignment: Under the guidance of the CTED Counter-Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Coordinator, the consultant will assist [...]

2017-12-20T12:45:03+00:00 Wednesday, 20 December 2017|Terrorism financing|

Interview with Mr. Santiago Otamendi, President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and Secretary of Justice of Argentina (New York, 14 December 2017)

President Otamendi, thank you for agreeing to this interview. You have just briefed the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee. Could you give us a short overview of FATF’s work? FATF is an important institution internationally. We work to counter the financing of terrorism. This is done through peer review and mutual evaluation among [...]

2017-12-19T15:29:18+00:00 Friday, 15 December 2017|Terrorism financing|

Packed agenda for last CTC plenary meeting of the year

14 December 2017 marked the 326th meeting of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, which was also the last meeting of H.E. Ambassador Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations, in his capacity as Chair of the Committee. The plenary had a packed agenda, covering numerous themes, including terrorism financing, and [...]

2017-12-19T13:11:16+00:00 Friday, 15 December 2017|Terrorism financing|

Chile’s Financial Analysis Unit and Ministry for External Relations convene international experts in terrorism financing workshop

For three days, representatives of the economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum met in Santiago, Chile, to analyze the sanctions regimes of the Security Council of the United Nations related to terrorism and terrorist financing. “Halting terrorist financing: APEC workshop on targeted financial sanctions regime,” hosted by APEC, was inaugurated on 6 November [...]

2017-11-15T14:51:43+00:00 Thursday, 9 November 2017|Terrorism financing|

Counter-Terrorism Committee discusses threats posed by financing of terrorism

On 26 October 2017, the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee held a plenary meeting to discuss public and private partnerships in the fight against the financing of terrorism. Three external experts addressed the Committee on the issue. Mr. Bruno Dalles, Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (TRACFIN) of France, briefed the Committee inter alia on the [...]

2017-10-31T11:24:09+00:00 Friday, 27 October 2017|Terrorism financing, Foreign terrorist fighters|

United Nations Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate visits the Republic of Paraguay

CTED Executive Director Mr. Laborde with the Minister of the Interior of Paraguay Mr. Sánchez. The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), acting on behalf of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, conducted a follow-up visit to the Republic of Paraguay from 26 to 28 July 2017. The initial visit of the Committee took place [...]

CTED conducts follow-up visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina

On behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, CTED conducted a three-day follow-up visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 18 to 20 April 2017, to discuss its progress in implementing Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005) and  Council resolution 2178 (2014), on stemming the flow of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs). The discussions with the Government [...]