Law enforcement

CTED supporting Lake Chad Basin countries to manage individuals associated with Boko Haram

In July 2018, the Lake Chad Basin Countries took an important step in their efforts to address the humanitarian and security challenges posed by Boko Haram, including addressing the large number of individuals detained in Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria who are believed to be associated with Boko Haram. At a regional workshop on developing [...]

2018-08-13T14:18:14+00:00 Monday, 23 July 2018|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Law enforcement|

CTED Executive Director stresses continued need for global judicial and law enforcement cooperation against ISIL – signs Joint Action Plan with INTERPOL

At a conference in Washington, DC, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx stressed the continued need for global cooperation by judicial and law enforcement bodies to counter the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Da’esh). “As many foreign terrorist fighters as there are, there are [...]

2018-02-28T15:58:07+00:00 Wednesday, 28 February 2018|Law enforcement|

CTED visits INTERPOL headquarters

On 30 and 31 January 2018, CTED and INTERPOL held a two-day training session at INTERPOL Headquarters in Lyon (30-31 January) to familiarize INTERPOL experts with the provisions of the relevant Security Council resolutions on terrorism — especially their provisions on police cooperation. The training session also served to raise participants’ awareness of the [...]

2018-03-15T13:24:02+00:00 Friday, 2 February 2018|Border security, Law enforcement|

Consultant– Protection of critical Infrastructures against terrorist

Terms of reference Title:  Consultant Organizational Section/Unit:  Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate Duty Station:   New York Proposed period:  9 January 2018 to 16 January 2018 Actual work time:  6 months (extendable) Application deadline:  16 January 2018 1. Purpose of the assignment: Under the guidance of the CTED Border Management, Law Enforcement, (BMLE) Coordinator, the consultant [...]

2018-01-08T16:25:53+00:00 Monday, 8 January 2018|Border security, Law enforcement|

CTED participates in 7th International Forum for Contemporary Criminal Law

On 9 and 10 December 2017, the 7th International Forum for Contemporary Criminal Law was held in Zhuhai, China. Focusing on “New trends in the global terrorism threat and challenges to legislators and practitioners,” the gathering brought together a diverse group of over 70 participants from different regions of the world, including academics, police [...]

2017-12-19T15:34:28+00:00 Friday, 15 December 2017|Legal, Law enforcement|

The XVI meeting of Heads of special services, security agencies, and law-enforcement organizations stresses threat posed by returning foreign terrorist fighters

Participants in this major global security forum focused on complex problems related to foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) returning from the conflict zones in Iraq and Syria and posing serious terrorist threat. Mr. Aleksandr Bortnikov, Director of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB), reading out a statement on behalf of the Russian [...]

2017-10-30T16:06:16+00:00 Monday, 16 October 2017|Law enforcement, Foreign terrorist fighters|

From impunity to accountability: Side event on evidence gathering to counter terrorism

As the terrorist organization that calls itself ISIL, which is also known as Da’esh, continues to lose territory in Iraq and the Syrian Arab Republic, the Governments of these two States face numerous post-conflict challenges. These include restoring peace and stability, resettling displaced communities, and developing mechanisms for reconciliation and rehabilitation. An additional, major [...]