Research

Briefing by the Permanent Mission of Qatar and CTED on “Perspectives of the Global Research Network and the Forum on returning foreign terrorist fighters in advance of the review of the #MadridGuidingPrinciples”: 4 December at 4:00pm

4/12/2018 Time: 04:00-06:00pm Location: United Nations headquarters in Conference Room 11 Ahead of the Counter-Terrorism Committee review of the principles on foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), its Executive Directorate (CTED) together with the Permanent Mission of Qatar to the United Nations will organize a briefing related to this review. “Perspectives of CTED’s Global Research Network (GRN) [...]

CTED and NYU hold roundtable on private sector engagement on technology and counter-terrorism

The UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) has been mandated by the Council to promote the adoption by Member States of innovative technologies for counter-terrorism purposes. This mandate applies to fields as diverse as On 30 November 2018, CTED and the New York University (NYU) School of Professional Studies for Global Affairs [...]

2018-12-08T14:24:42+00:00 Friday, 30 November 2018|Information and communication technologies, Research|

Counter-Terrorism Committee holds open briefing on #TerrorCrimeNexus

On 8 October 2018, the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) held an open briefing focused on “The nexus between international terrorism and transnational organized crime.” Organized in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), the aims of the [...]

2018-11-26T15:04:31+00:00 Tuesday, 9 October 2018|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Research|

New CTED Trends Report stresses challenges stemming from returning and relocating foreign terrorist fighters

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) today issued its latest Trends Report.1 Titled “The Challenge of Returning and Relocating Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Research Perspectives,” the report outlines a number of issues United Nations Member States are facing related to foreign terrorist fighters. The current wave of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) shows clear differences compared to [...]

2018-04-11T10:23:23+00:00 Wednesday, 11 April 2018|Foreign terrorist fighters, Research|

Counter-Terrorism Committee holds second open meeting with Global Research Network on #TerrorismTrends

In an effort to enhance its analytical capacity and its engagement with the research community, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) in February 2015 launched the Global Counter-Terrorism Research Network. The network currently consists of over 100 leading think tanks and research institutions from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, and Oceania. [...]

2017-11-27T15:39:32+00:00 Friday, 17 November 2017|Research|

Save the date: 16 November 2017 – second open meeting with Global Research Network (GRN) partners

The UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) will be holding its second open meeting with Global Research Network (GRN) partners on the latest trends in terrorism and counter-terrorism at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, on 16 November 2017, at 3.00 p.m., in Conference room 4. The open meeting, which will include a panel [...]

2017-11-15T14:03:32+00:00 Thursday, 5 October 2017|Research|

CTED presents first trends report – on the protection of critical infrastructure

In a dedicated debate, the Security Council on 13 February 2017 called upon Member States to address the risk of terrorist attacks against critical infrastructure. Through its resolution 2341, adopted on the same date, the Council directs its Counter-Terrorism Committee, with the support of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), to examine Member States’ [...]

2018-06-13T13:36:33+00:00 Monday, 20 March 2017|Research|