On 29 April 2021, Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), briefed the European Union Council Working Party on Terrorism (COTER) on cooperation between the European Union and the United Nations on counter-terrorism and emerging terrorist [...]
Title: International Consultant Organizational Section/Unit: Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) Duty Station: Home-based with travel to the Lake Chad Basin Proposed period: Upon issuance of the contract (from September 2020) Actual work time: Upon issuance of the contract (from 10 May 2021) for 8 months at 15 days per month. Application deadline: 5 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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”.
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.
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.
S/PRST/2021/1 – Statement by the President of the Security Council on Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts
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