Insights: Counter-Terrorism

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    Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate: Mandate Renewal

    This afternoon (17 December), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) for four years. It seems that the draft resolution was circulated by the US to all the...

    posted on TUE 17 DEC 2013
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    Briefing by Counter-Terrorism Committee Chairs

    Tomorrow (10 May), the Security Council is scheduled to hold its semi-annual briefing of the chairs of its counter-terrorism-related committees. (The last such debate was held on 14 November 2012.) The briefers will be Ambassador Gary Quinlan (Australia), who chairs...

    posted on THU 9 MAY 2013
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    Counter-Terrorism Open Debate

    Tomorrow (15 January), the Security Council will hold an open debate on a comprehensive approach to counter-terrorism, with a presidential statement set to be adopted. The Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Hina Rabbani Khar, is expected to preside, with several other...

    posted on MON 14 JAN 2013
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    Adoptions for the Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committees

    On Monday morning (17 December) the Council is scheduled to adopt two resolutions — on the 1267/1989 (Al-Qaida) sanctions and 1988 (Taliban) sanctions. Both adoptions had been originally scheduled for 13 December, but were postponed as members needed more time...

    posted on SUN 16 DEC 2012
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    Insights on the Counter-Terrorism Subsidiary Bodies

    It seems the 1267 Committee (the Committee on sanctions against the Taliban and Al-Qaida) has deferred a decision on the first delisting request processed by the Office of the Ombudsperson, Kimberly Prost. The Committee met on Tuesday 10 May but...

    posted on FRI 13 MAY 2011
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    Insights on the Taliban and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee

    It seems the 1267 Committee (the Committee on sanctions against the Taliban and Al-Qaida) will meet on Tuesday, 10 May, to decide upon the first delisting request processed by the Office of the Ombudsperson, Kimberly Prost. Under the terms of...

    posted on THU 5 MAY 2011
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    Insights on the 1540 Committee

    South Africa, as Chair of the Council’s Committee on resolution 1540 (on weapons of mass destruction and terrorism), has informed the Council that the Committee has delayed release of its three-year report from 24 April to 24 May. The Committee...

    posted on MON 2 MAY 2011
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    Insights on Counter-Terrorism: The 1540 Committee

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the 1540 Committee on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and terrorism on Wednesday, 20 April and Council members at expert level have been busy finalising the Committee’s report. They have...

    posted on MON 18 APR 2011
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    Insights on Counter-Terrorism: Progress in the 1540 Committee

    Council members at expert level are working on completing the report of the 1540 Committee on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and terrorism. (Resolution 1540, adopted in 2004, established this Committee to address concerns that non-state actors might use...

    posted on THU 7 APR 2011