S/RES/2396(2017)

Urges Member States to strengthen their efforts to stem the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) through measures on border control, criminal justice and information‑sharing and counter-extremism. Calls on Member States to take appropriate action regarding suspected terrorists and their accompanying family members who entered their territories, including by considering appropriate prosecution, rehabilitation, and reintegration measures in compliance with domestic and international law. Calls upon Member States to prevent the movement of terrorists by effective national border control and through measures for preventing counterfeiting, forgery or fraudulent use of identity documents. Decides that Member States shall implement systems to collect biometric data and to develop and share information related to watchlists or databases of known and suspected terrorists, including FTFs. Calls for action at the global, regional, and national levels to raise the level of effective implementation of the ICAO’s new Global Aviation Security Plan, which seeks to enhance aviation security worldwide. Directs the Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) and the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team to continue to devote special focus to the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters, specifically those associated with ISIL, Al-Qaida and Al-Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant.

Resolution number: 
S/RES/2396(2017)
Resolution Date: 
21 December 2017