Insights: Counter-Terrorism

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    Open Debate on the Root Causes of Terrorism in the Middle East and North Africa

    Tomorrow (30 September), the Security Council is expected to hold an open debate on the settlement of conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa and countering the terrorist threat in the region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is expected...

    posted on TUE 29 SEP 2015
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    Counter-terrorism Committee: Open Briefing on the Role of Women in Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism

    On Tuesday afternoon (9 September), the 1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee will hold an open briefing for member states on the role of women in countering terrorism and violent extremism. Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaité (Lithuania), who chairs the 1373 Committee, will preside. Assistant...

    posted on SUN 6 SEP 2015
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    Special Meeting in Madrid of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

    The Security Council’s 1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) is expected to hold a special meeting in Madrid on 28 July with member states and international and regional organisations. The meeting is in keeping with the Council’s 19 November 2014 presidential statement,...

    posted on THU 23 JUL 2015
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    Review of Implementation of Resolution 1540 on Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Tomorrow afternoon (16 June), at the Council meeting featuring the semi-annual briefing by the chairs of the three counter-terrorism-related committees (the 1267/1989 Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee; the 1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC); and the 1540 Committee) a press statement on the comprehensive...

    posted on MON 15 JUN 2015
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    Briefing and Presidential Statement on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

    Tomorrow (29 May), the Security Council will have a ministerial briefing, attended by interior ministers (or their equivalents), to discuss actions taken by member states to counter the flow of foreign terrorist fighters into conflict zones since the adoption of...

    posted on THU 28 MAY 2015
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    Open Debate on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism

    On Thursday 23 April, the Council is expected to convene a high-level open debate on “The role of youth in countering violent extremism and promoting peace,” which will be chaired by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdulla...

    posted on THU 16 APR 2015
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    Council Meeting on Libya and ISIS

    Tomorrow afternoon (18 February), the Security Council will meet to discuss the situation in Libya. The meeting follows the Sunday release by Islamists allied with the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) of a video in which 21 Egyptian...

    posted on TUE 17 FEB 2015
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    Adoption of a Resolution on the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham and Al-Nusra Front

    Tomorrow (12 February), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution targeting some of the sources of funding of the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and Al-Nusra Front (ANF). After being discussed among permanent members, the draft...

    posted on WED 11 FEB 2015
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    Terrorism and Transnational Organised Crime: Open Debate and Resolution

    Tomorrow morning (19 December), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution on the linkages between transnational organised crime and terrorism in some regions during an open debate chaired by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and African Integration of...

    posted on THU 18 DEC 2014
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    Open Debate and Presidential Statement on Counter-Terrorism

    This morning (19 November), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a high-level open debate focused on international cooperation in combating terrorism, including addressing the interrelated threats posed by foreign terrorist fighters, violent extremism, Al-Qaida, and the Islamic State in...

    posted on WED 19 NOV 2014
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    Security Council Summit Meeting and Resolution on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

    Tomorrow (24 September), at a Security Council summit meeting, the Council is expected to adopt a resolution addressing the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters and expanding the obligations on member states in responding to this threat. The meeting will...

    posted on TUE 23 SEP 2014
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    Adoption of a Resolution Reviewing Al-Qaida Sanctions

    Tomorrow (17 June), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution proposed by the US reviewing the measures against individuals and entities affiliated with Al-Qaida. The resolution also modifies the mandates of the Office of the Ombudsperson and the...

    posted on MON 16 JUN 2014
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    Adoption of Resolution on 1988 Taliban Sanctions Regime

    Tomorrow morning (17 June), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution making minor adjustments to the functioning of the 1988 Taliban sanctions regime. This adoption follows a review of the implementation of the sanctions regime, called for in...

    posted on MON 16 JUN 2014
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    Open Debate to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Resolution 1540

    Tomorrow morning (7 May), the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open debate and adopt a presidential statement on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of resolution 1540. Entitled ”Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Resolution 1540 (2004) and Looking...

    posted on TUE 6 MAY 2014
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    Adoption of a Resolution on Terrorist Kidnapping for Ransom

    On Monday (27 January), the Security Council is set to adopt a draft resolution proposed by the UK calling on states not to pay ransom to terrorist kidnappers. The negotiations for the draft resolution, which was circulated in early December,...

    posted on FRI 24 JAN 2014