The 76th UN General Assembly presents another welcome opportunity for CTED to continue its high-level political engagement and dialogue with Member States
On September 14, 2021, the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened. Every year, UNGA brings together high-level representatives of the 193 Member States, yielding a unique opportunity for multilateral discussions on a wide array of issues, including threats and challenges to international peace and security posed by terrorists and terrorist organizations.
Regarded as the most comprehensive analytical documents on counter-terrorism in the UN system, the Global Implementation Surveys (GIS) of Member States’ implementation of Council resolutions 1373 (2001), 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014) consider where progress has been made and where gaps remain, and
The visits to Member States conducted by the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism (Counter-Terrorism Committee) are recognized, in the report of the Committee on its revitalization (S/2004/124) and in Council resolutions 1535 (2004
2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Security Council resolution 1373 which was unanimously adopted on 28 September 2001, in the wake of the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001. This landmark document established the basis of the Security Council’s future response to the terrorist threat. Resolution 1373 (2001) also established the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) as a subsidiary body of the Council, mandated to assess Member States’ compliance with the resolution’s provisions. Click here for more information.
The second UN Counter-Terrorism Week was held from 21 to 30 June 2021. The theme was “Countering and Preventing Terrorism in the Age of Transformative Technologies: Addressing the Challenges of the New Decade,” and was complemented by a number of side events, which facilitated discussion of the four pillars of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy.