International, regional, and subregional cooperation

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|

Open briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee: The protection of “soft” targets through local engagement and public-private partnerships

On 27 June 2019, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), will hold an open briefing on “The protection of “soft” targets through local engagement and public-private partnerships.” In its resolution 2396 (2017), the Security Council stresses the need for States to develop, review, or amend national risk and threat assessments to take [...]

2019-06-26T17:01:03+00:00 Tuesday, 18 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|

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|