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CTC/CTED conducts its first visit to Togo.

On 24 July 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC)/ Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) concluded its first visit to Togo. The visit was conducted at the request of the Togolese authorities in their efforts to build their capacity to address the threats and challenges of radicalization and terrorism. During the three-day visit, the delegation met [...]

National workshop on harmonizing approaches to the screening and profiling of Boko Haram-associated persons in Chad

From 10-12 July 2019, representatives from government agencies and civil society in Chad, as well as the African Union, the Multi-National Joint Task Force, and United Nations entities met in N’Djamena to discuss Chad’s strategy to screen and prosecute persons associated with Boko Haram. Part of a regional effort to help Lake Chad Basin countries [...]

2019-08-05T16:25:23+00:00 Wednesday, 24 July 2019|Uncategorized, International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Security Council unanimously adopts resolution on threats to international peace and security

On 19 July 2019 at the 8582nd meeting, the Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2482 (2019) concerning the links between international terrorism and organized crime. This resolution reflects the Council’s concern that terrorists can benefit from organized crime as a source of financing or logistical support at a domestic or international level and takes [...]

ASG Coninsx conducts high-level consultations with Tunisia

On 1 and 2 July 2019, Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), acting on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, conducted high-level consultations with the Republic of Tunisia aimed at reaffirming the Committee’s support for Tunisia’s counter-terrorism efforts and taking stock of progress and challenges in certain areas [...]

2019-08-01T16:34:30+00:00 Wednesday, 3 July 2019|Uncategorized, International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

ASG Coninsx conducts high-level political visit to Sri Lanka

Shortly after the Easter Sunday bombings carried out in Sri Lanka, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations invited Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) Michèle Coninsx to visit Colombo to conduct bilateral consultations with high-level representatives of the Government.  The purpose of [...]

CTED participates in regional workshop for Latin America on obtaining electronic evidence from private CSPs

The Organization of American States (OAS), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) co-organized a regional workshop for Latin American States in Bogotá, Colombia, on “Obtaining electronic evidence from private Communications Services Providers (CSPs) in counter-terrorism and related organized crime cross-border investigations”. The workshop was [...]

2019-06-14T16:11:35+00:00 Thursday, 30 May 2019|Uncategorized|

CTED and NYU hold multi-stakeholder focus group on public-private partnerships on countering terrorism

On 3 May 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and New York University’s Center for Global Affairs jointly held a multi-stakeholder focus group on how to facilitate public-private partnerships to counter terrorist threats. The main objective of the focus group was to evaluate a decision-making framework, designed by the NYU student group for [...]

2019-06-13T08:11:32+00:00 Friday, 3 May 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

CTED conducts follow-up visit to Finland

From 9 – 11 April, the CTC/CTED conducted a visit to the Republic of Finland in follow-up to the Committee’s initial visit of June 2012. The follow-up visit focused on progress made by Finland in implementing the CTC’s 2012 visit recommendations, as well as on measures introduced to implement Security Council resolutions 2178 (2014) [...]

2019-05-01T14:03:23+00:00 Tuesday, 9 April 2019|Uncategorized|