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Open Briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on “Denying Save Haven to Those who Finance, Plan, Support, or Commit Terrorist Acts, or Provide Safe Havens, and Preventing Terrorists from Abusing the Asylum System, in Conformity with International Law” – presentation by Ali Rached, INTERPOL Counter-Terrorism Directorate

I would like to start by thanking the Security Council Committee established pursuant to Resolution 1373 for conveying this Open Briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on the important issue of “Denying save haven to those who finance, plan, support, or commit terrorist acts, or provide safe havens, and preventing terrorists from abusing the asylum system, in conformity with international law”.

2017-04-07T11:00:47+00:00 Wednesday, 5 April 2017|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Open briefing of the Counter-Terrorism Committee “Denying safe haven to those who finance, plan, support or commit terrorist acts, or provide safe havens, and preventing terrorists from abusing the asylum system, in conformity with international law” Session I: Denying safe haven to those who finance, plan, support or commit terrorist acts, or provide safe havens United Nations Headquarters, New York, 5 April 2017 Mr. Mauro Miedico Chief a.i., Terrorism Prevention Branch United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Denying terrorists safe havens is key for undermining their capacity to operate and should be an important component of any counter-terrorism strategy.

2017-04-07T09:42:07+00:00 Wednesday, 5 April 2017|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Open briefing of the UNSC Counter-Terrorism Committee on “Effective implementation of international obligations to protect refugees and asylum seekers while preventing terrorists from abusing the asylum system” – INTERPOL Statement

The topic of this panel is as timely as ever – bearing in mind the crisis situation in some regions of the world, the influx of immigrants to other regions, the risks posed by foreign fighters, and – indeed – the reports on terrorists and criminals trying to abuse the refugee protection regime. These are matters of great concern to INTERPOL and its member countries, and are currently subject to discussion by INTERPOL’s bodies.

2017-04-11T10:32:41+00:00 Wednesday, 5 April 2017|International, regional, and subregional cooperation|

Global Center on Cooperative Security Report: Strengthening Regional Cooperation to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism in South Asia What Role for Civil Society? BY RAFIA BHULAI AND NAUREEN CHOWDHURY FINK

Like many other regions, South Asia is confronted with a rapidly transforming terrorism threat landscape that is increasingly transnational in nature. Local grievances and sociopolitical dynamics have been exploited by groups such as al-Qaeda and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and linked to a global master

2017-02-13T14:24:12+00:00 Saturday, 31 December 2016|Countering violent extremism|