Boko Haram

CTED participates in workshop to support the Lake Chad Basin countries

On 11-13 December 2018, representatives from Government agencies and civil society in Cameroon, as well as the African Union, the Multi-National Joint Task Force, and UN entities met in Yaoundé to discuss Cameroon’s strategy to screen and prosecute persons associated with Boko Haram. Part of a regional effort to help Lake Chad Basin countries (Cameroon, [...]

2018-12-27T16:34:36+00:00 Friday, 14 December 2018|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Regional focus|

From requirement to reality: Towards a regional strategy regarding Boko Haram-associated persons in the Lake Chad Basin countries

The Counter Terrorism-Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) – together with UNODC, UNDP, and IOM – joined forces with the African Union (AU) and the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) to facilitate a regional conference on the theme “Towards a regional strategy for the screening, prosecution, rehabilitation, and reintegration of Boko Haram-associated persons in the Lake Chad [...]

2018-04-26T10:05:05+00:00 Monday, 16 April 2018|Regional focus|

The European Union, UNODC, and CTED partner to support Nigeria to manage individuals associated with Boko Haram

How can a country effectively prosecute, rehabilitate, and reintegrate former terrorists? This is a challenge for several Member States of the United Nations. In the case of Nigeria, it is most pressing with respect to persons associated with Boko Haram – be they suspects, offenders, or individuals who have surrendered. In response to a request [...]

2017-02-16T17:43:40+00:00 Wednesday, 21 December 2016|Legal, Law enforcement, Human rights, Regional focus|

S/PRST/2016/7 – Statement by the President of the Security Council on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts

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2017-02-16T17:44:34+00:00 Friday, 13 May 2016|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Regional focus|

Large UN delegation visits Nigeria to assess its counter-terrorism progress and capacity needs

On 13-16 October 2015, a delegation consisting of 11 UN agencies and international and regional organizations – led by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) – made a follow-up visit to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to assess the country’s latest counter-terrorism efforts and capacity needs. Through local dialogue and engagement with Government representatives and [...]

2017-02-16T17:44:53+00:00 Wednesday, 21 October 2015|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Regional focus|

CTED and ECOWAS reaffirm counter-terrorism cooperation

A visiting multi-agency UN counter-terrorism delegation held talks with ECOWAS officials in Abuja on 12 October 2015 to exchange views on the current security situation in West Africa and identify areas of future cooperation. The delegation included representatives of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Office, the expert Monitoring [...]

Joint Counter-Terrorism Committee/Executive Directorate visit to the Sahel reaffirms continued support for counter-terrorism efforts

In order to reaffirm the Counter-Terrorism Committee's continued support for counter-terrorism efforts of States of the Sahel region and to promote regional cooperation, the Chair of the Committee, H.E. Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaité, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations, and the Executive Director of its Executive Directorate (CTED), Jean-Paul Laborde, led a high-level political [...]

2017-02-16T17:45:27+00:00 Friday, 13 February 2015|International, regional, and subregional cooperation, Regional focus|