International, regional, and subregional cooperation

CTED participates in Dushanbe Process Conference

CTED participated in a two-day high-level conference on “International and Regional Co-operation on Countering Terrorism and Its Financing through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime”, held in Dushanbe on 16 and 17 May 2019. The conference was organized by the Government of Tajikistan, in close cooperation with the United Nations, the European Union and [...]

2019-05-21T16:38:50+00:00 Tuesday, 21 May 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

NATO and the United Nations mark continued cooperation against terrorism

On 6 May 2019, a high-level delegation of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee and its Executive Directorate visited NATO Headquarters in Brussels to discuss the latest emerging threats of terrorism, foreign terrorist fighters and returnees, as well as possible areas for enhancing cooperation. Ambassador Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Chair of the Counter Terrorism Committee, [...]

2019-05-07T13:40:23+00:00 Tuesday, 7 May 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Three Security Council committees hold joint special meeting on linkages between terrorism and organized crime

On 26 April 2019, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee, the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee, and the Taliban Sanctions Committee hosted a Joint Special meeting to discuss the nexus between international terrorism and organized crime. Participants included Security Council members, UN Member States, academic institutions, international and regional organizations, as well as partners [...]

2019-05-03T16:49:08+00:00 Wednesday, 1 May 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED conducts follow-up visit to Uganda

On 25 April, the CTC/CTED concluded a follow-up visit to Uganda. With the active support and participation of Ugandan authorities, the delegation was able to engage on a full range of issues from legal and criminal justice to the financing of terrorism, border security and law enforcement, countering violent extremism, and more.  The team [...]

2019-04-29T10:15:04+00:00 Monday, 29 April 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Press Release: Three Security Council committees hold joint special meeting on linkages between terrorism and organized crime

On 26 April 2019, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee, the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee and the Taliban Sanctions Committee held a joint special meeting on “The nexus between international terrorism and organized crime”. The purpose of the meeting was to identify areas for further research into the nature and scope of the [...]

High-level commitments event on women, peace and security preparing for the 20th anniversary of security council resolution 1325

On 23 April 2019, Germany and the United Kingdom, in collaboration with UN Women, co-hosted a High-Level Commitments event on Women, Peace and Security preparing for the 20th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000). The main purpose of this meeting was to invite Member States and UN entities to each commit to a [...]

2019-05-02T14:55:47+00:00 Tuesday, 23 April 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

CTED addressed IPA-CIS Plenary and Conference on Countering International Terrorism

On 18 April 2019, the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent State hosted a high-level conference on countering international terrorism focusing on the role of inter-parliamentary organizations in the process of building common approaches to counter terrorism and violent extremism, including through the harmonization of the relevant national legislation. Opening [...]

2019-04-29T13:46:54+00:00 Thursday, 18 April 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Security Council adopts landmark resolution on countering terrorism financing

On 28 March 2019, the Security Council adopted resolution 2462 (2019), the first dedicated Council resolution devoted to preventing and suppressing terrorism financing. Its adoption reflects the Council’s continued determination to assist Member States to deprive terrorists of funds. The Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution on preventing the financing of terrorism. [...]

2019-05-11T09:45:50+00:00 Thursday, 28 March 2019|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|