Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) contributes to updated DDR guidance

On 26-30 November 2018, numerous entities and partners of the United Nations Inter-Agency Working Group on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (IAWG-DDR) gathered in Stockholm to review update guidance modules for Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards (IDDRS). The IDDRS has guided UN system entities on DDR activities since 2006. Among other things, the draft guidance [...]

2018-12-16T18:23:05+00:00 Friday, 30 November 2018|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Legal|

United Nations Security Council briefed by Chairs of its committees on counter-terrorism

Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, H.E. Meza-Cuadra, Ambassador of Peru to the United Nations, briefing the Security Council As terrorist groups and their ever-evolving tactics become increasingly diffuse and creative, United Nations counter-terrorism bodies – including the Security Council’s committees established to counter the threat – must also remain flexible and adapt [...]

2018-10-21T01:47:14+00:00 Thursday, 4 October 2018|Legal, Foreign terrorist fighters|

Consultant – Legal and Criminal Justice Responses to Terrorism

Terms of reference Title:  Consultant Organizational Section/Unit:  Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate Duty Station:   Home-based Proposed period:  17 May – 16 June 2018 Actual work time:  One week Application deadline:  27 April 2018 1. Purpose of the assignment: A key component of global counter-terrorism efforts has been the promotion of effective and rule of law [...]

2018-04-25T16:30:52+00:00 Wednesday, 25 April 2018|Legal|

CTED hosts high-level expert meeting on evidence related to terrorism cases

On 9-10 April 2018 in New York, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) hosted a high-level expert meeting titled “Bringing terrorists to justice before national courts: developing guidelines to facilitate the collection of information and evidence by military and other relevant criminal justice actors within a rule-of-law framework.” Part of a joint CTED and [...]

2018-04-27T11:33:49+00:00 Wednesday, 11 April 2018|Legal|

PRESS RELEASE: First Declaration of cooperation between Prosecutors General from Europe and the Mediterranean countries on international judicial matters

(Madrid, 23 January 2018) Today, Prosecutors General from Europe and Mediterranean countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, and Tunisia) signed an agreement aimed at improving their international judicial cooperation. The signing of the first Declaration of collaboration in the two regions took place under the impetus of a programme financed by [...]

2018-01-26T11:23:12+00:00 Tuesday, 23 January 2018|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Legal|

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|

Open briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on #CTEDTechnicalGuide

#CTEDTechnicalGuide Earlier this year, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) submitted to the Security Council an updated version of the Technical Guide, an important tool to help Member States implement key Security Council resolutions on terrorism. Prepared by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the Technical Guide is intended as a reference for States. [...]

2018-06-09T15:30:07+00:00 Friday, 1 December 2017|Legal|

CTED and UNODC co-organize regional meeting on effective international judicial cooperation

Already in 2013, the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launched a process that focused on effective so-called central authorities in requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. A central authority is an agency or organization that is designed to play [...]

2017-11-15T15:02:33+00:00 Monday, 13 November 2017|Legal, Regional focus|