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The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), the ISIL (Da’esh)/Al-Qaida Committee, and the Taliban Committee hold a special joint meeting on the nexus between international terrorism and transnational organized crime on 26 April 2019. CTED/Vijai Singh

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On 3 September 2021, the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) held its third Open Meeting with CTED’s Global Research Network (GRN) entitled “Emerging Threats, Trends and Developments in terrorism and counter-terrorism: Reflecting on 20 years of the terrorist threat.”


On 26 August 2021, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) participated in a high-level international forum — alongside representatives of Governments, international and regional organizations, private-sector entities, civil society organizations, and academic institutions — to discuss the threat of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, including extreme right-wing (or ethically and racially motivated) terrorism. 

On 19 August 2021 the Security Council held a briefing on the Secretary-General’s 13th biannual strategic-level report on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) and its affiliates. 

The year 2021 marks the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of resolution 1373 (2001) and the establishment of the Counter-Terrorism Committee and thus provides an opportunity for the Committee and relevant stakeholders (notably the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate’s  Global Research Network) to discuss and identify key trends, challenges and lessons learned from the last 20 years of counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism (CVE) in order to impact and shape the future policy response and multilatera


On 28 July 2021 the Security Council held an Arria-formula meeting on preventing terrorism and violent extremism through tackling gender stereotypes, masculinities, and structural gender inequality. The meeting was organized by the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations, in cooperation with the Permanent Missions of Estonia, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States. 

On 28 June 2021, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with the co-sponsorship of Niger and the Lake Chad Basin Commission, co-hosted a side event, on the margins of the 2021 Counter-Terrorism Week at the United Nations, entitled

On 25 June 2021, the Permanent Mission of France, the Permanent Mission of India, the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and the 1267 Monitoring Team, held a side event about countering the financing of terrorism in the post COVID-19 landscape.