Insights: Counter-Terrorism

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    West Africa and the Sahel: Briefing on Intercommunal Violence and Terrorism

    On Monday (16 December), the Security Council will hold a briefing on intercommunal violence and terrorism in West Africa. Briefings are expected by Special Representative and head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) Mohamed Ibn...

    posted on FRI 13 DEC 2019
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    Arria-formula Meeting: The Challenges of Radicalisation in Prisons

    Tomorrow (12 November) Security Council members will hold an open Arria-formula meeting focused on how to address the risk of terrorist radicalisation in prison and promote the rehabilitation of prisoners and their reintegration into society. It will be held in...

    posted on MON 11 NOV 2019
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    International Terrorism and Transnational Organised Crime

    Today (19 July), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution on the linkages between international terrorism and transnational organised crime. Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs Néstor Popolizio will be present for the vote, which follows an open debate...

    posted on FRI 19 JUL 2019
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    Open Debate on the Linkages between International Terrorism and Organised Crime

    Tomorrow (9 July) the Security Council will hold an open debate on the linkages between international terrorism and organised crime. The anticipated briefers are Under-Secretary-General Yuri Fedotov, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); Assistant Secretary-General...

    posted on MON 8 JUL 2019
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    Combatting Financing of Terrorism Open Debate

    Tomorrow (28 March), the Security Council will hold an open debate on combatting the financing of terrorism. France’s Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will preside and briefers include Under-Secretary-General of the UN Counter-Terrorism Office, Vladimir Voronkov...

    posted on WED 27 MAR 2019
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    Arria-formula Meeting on Synergies between the UN and Regional and Subregional Organisations in Addressing Terrorism and Transnational Organised Crime*

    On Monday (9 April), Council members will hold an Arria-formula meeting on “Enhancing synergies between the United Nations and regional and subregional organisations to address the nexus between terrorism and transnational organised crime”. The meeting is open to member states,...

    posted on FRI 6 APR 2018
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    Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Resolution

    Tomorrow (21 December), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution on foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) and returnees. The draft resolution, drafted by the US, is a follow up to resolution 2178 on FTFs, adopted on 24 September 2014...

    posted on WED 20 DEC 2017
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    Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate: Mandate Renewal

    Tomorrow (21 December), the Council is set to renew the mandate of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the Secretariat body that assists the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC). CTED’S mandate is due to expire at the end of the year. CTED...

    posted on WED 20 DEC 2017
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    Counter-Terrorism: Aviation Security

    Tomorrow (27 September), the Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), Ambassador Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt), and the Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Fang Liu, will brief the Council on security in civil aviation. The option of...

    posted on TUE 26 SEP 2017
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    Ministerial Meeting on the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Today (21 September), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level briefing on the threat posed by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and their delivery systems. Izumi Nakamitsu, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, is expected to brief. The...

    posted on THU 21 SEP 2017
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    ISIL (Da’esh) Accountability: Vote on Draft Resolution

    Tomorrow (21 September), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution on accountability for crimes committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) also known as Da’esh, on the territory of Iraq. The UK, the penholder...

    posted on WED 20 SEP 2017
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    Preventing Terrorists from Acquiring Weapons – Briefing and Resolution*

    Tomorrow (2 August), the Council will hold a briefing on “threats to international peace and security: Preventing terrorists from acquiring weapons”. The briefers are expected to be Deputy Director of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED)...

    posted on TUE 1 AUG 2017
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    Resolution on ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions Regime Adopted Today

    Today (20 July), the Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2368 renewing and updating the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions regime. The resolution is an update to resolution 2253, which was adopted on 17 December 2015 and decided that the...

    posted on THU 20 JUL 2017
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    Open Debate on Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    At the initiative of Bolivia, the Security Council will hold an open debate tomorrow (28 June) on “the global effort to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by non-state actors.” It will focus on the implementation of resolution...

    posted on TUE 27 JUN 2017
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    Arria-formula Meeting: Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism in the Horn of Africa

    Today (22 June), Council members are scheduled to hold an Arria-formula meeting on “preventing terrorism and violent extremism in the Horn of Africa: Enhancing partnership for regional efforts.” The meeting is co-hosted by Ethiopia and Italy with the Intergovernmental Authority...

    posted on THU 22 JUN 2017