Insights: Counter-Terrorism

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    Open Debate and Joint Briefing on Counter-Terrorism

    Tomorrow (14 April), the Security Council will hold an open debate on efforts to strengthen international counter-terrorism cooperation and coordination. The Secretary-General is expected to brief. At the same time, there will be a joint open briefing organised by the...

    posted on WED 13 APR 2016
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    Briefing by Political Affairs Head on UN Counter-Terrorism Efforts against ISIL

    On Tuesday (9 February), the Security Council will be briefed by Jeffrey Feltman, the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, on UN counter-terrorism efforts against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), followed by consultations. The briefing will be based...

    posted on MON 8 FEB 2016
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    Ministerial Meeting on the Al Qaida Sanctions Regime

    Tomorrow (17 December), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level briefing on the 1267/1989 Al Qaida sanctions regime which will be chaired by US Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, and attended by at least eight finance ministers. The Secretary-General...

    posted on WED 16 DEC 2015
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    Adoption of Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

    Tomorrow (9 December), the Security Council will adopt a resolution initiated by Jordan on youth, peace and security which recognises the contribution of youth in the prevention and resolution of conflicts, and warns against the rise of radicalisation to violence...

    posted on TUE 8 DEC 2015
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    Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

    Tomorrow (24 November), the 1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) is planning to hold a meeting open to the UN membership at large on the issue of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs). The meeting is expected to include presentations by members of a...

    posted on MON 23 NOV 2015
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    Adoption of a Resolution on Counter-Terrorism

    This afternoon (20 November), the Council is expected to put to a vote a draft produced by France condemning several attacks committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in recent months. The text was introduced to a...

    posted on FRI 20 NOV 2015
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    Arria-Formula Meeting on Victims of Terrorism

    Tomorrow morning (21 October), Spain and the US are cohosting an open Arria-formula meeting on victims of terrorism and their role in countering violent extremism. The Foreign Minister of Spain, José Manuel García-Margallo; Spain’s Interior Minister, Jorge Fernández Díaz and...

    posted on TUE 20 OCT 2015
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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