UN documents on foreign terrorist fighters

Madrid Guiding Principles – 2015

As part of its work to support the Counter-Terrorism Committee, and as a concrete follow-up to Security Council resolution 2178 (2014), the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) has produced a series of documents on the implementation by Member States of that resolution. Pursuant to Security Council text S/2015/939, this publication provides the complete 35 Madrid guiding principles as a practical tool for Member States to stem the flow of foreign terrorist fighters.

2016-11-14T12:05:57+00:00 Thursday, 20 October 2016|Human rights, Foreign terrorist fighters|

S/2015/975 – Implementation of Security Council resolution 2178 (2014) by States affected by foreign terrorist fighters – Third report

The present report is the third in a series prepared by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate pursuant to paragraph 24 of Security Council resolution 2178 (2014), in order to support the work of the Counter-Terrorism Committee to identify principal gaps in Member States’ capacities to implement Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005) that may hinder their abilities to stem the flow of foreign terrorist fighters, as well as to identify related good practices and facilitate the delivery of technical assistance...

2017-01-23T10:27:31+00:00 Tuesday, 2 February 2016|Foreign terrorist fighters|

S/2015/683 – Implementation of Security Council resolution 2178 (2014) by States affected by foreign terrorist fighters

Letter dated 2 September 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism addressed to the President of the Security Council On behalf of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism, I have the honour to submit to the Security Council the second report on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2178 (2014) by States affected by foreign terrorist fighters (see annex). The Committee would appreciate it if the present letter and its annex were brought to the attention of the members of the Security Council and issued as a document of the Council. (Signed) Raimonda Murmokaitė Chair Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism

2017-01-26T10:11:08+00:00 Friday, 22 January 2016|Foreign terrorist fighters|

S/2015/123 – Challenges in prosecutions related to foreign terrorist fighters

Letter dated 18 February 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism addressed to the President of the Security Council On behalf of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism, I have the honour to submit to the Security Council the report on the sixth prosecutors’ seminar on bringing terrorists to justice, held in Valletta from 15 to 17 December 2014 (see annex). The seminar focused on challenges in prosecutions related to foreign terrorist fighters and is part of a series of seminars initiated by the Committee that are facilitated by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate for prominent prosecutors of counter-terrorism cases at the national level. Participants at the seminar succeeded in identifying many of the main challenges and good practices in addressing the phenomenon of foreign terrorist fighters through the criminal justice system, as required by resolutions 1373 (2001) and 2178 (2014). I should be grateful if the present letter and its annex were brought to the attention of the members of the Security Council and issued as a document of the Council. (Signed) Raimonda Murmokaitė Chair Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism

2017-01-26T10:11:24+00:00 Friday, 22 January 2016|Foreign terrorist fighters|