Counter-Terrorism

  • This afternoon (31 August) at 3 pm EST in the ECOSOC Chamber, Kenya and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will convene an Arria-formula meeting titled “Threats to International Peace and Security caused by Transnational Activities of Terrorist Groups”. The expected...

  • Tomorrow (9 August), the Security Council will convene for a briefing on the Secretary-General’s 15th biannual strategic level report (S/2022/576) on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) to international peace and security. Under-Secretary-General...

  • August 2022

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Security Council is expected to receive briefings from Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, the head of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), and Weixiong Chen, the Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), on the Secretary-General’s 15th strategic level report on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh).

  • Tomorrow (18 May), the Security Council will hold its biannual briefing and closed consultations on the counter-terrorism Group of Five for the Sahel Joint Force (FC-G5S), formed in 2017 by Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger (G5 Sahel). Assistant...

  • Tomorrow (9 February), the Security Council will convene for a briefing on the Secretary-General’s 14th biannual strategic-level report (S/2022/63) on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), under the agenda item “threats...

  • This afternoon (30 December), the Security Council president (Niger) is expected to announce the results of the written voting procedure on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) for another four years, until 31 December...

  • This afternoon (17 December), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing and updating the 1267/1989/2253 Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions regime. The draft text extends the mandates of the...

  • December 2021

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council is scheduled to receive its annual briefing from the chairs of its counter-terrorism committees: Ambassador Trine Heimerback (Norway), chair of the 1267/1989/2253 Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee; Ambassador Tarek Ladeb (Tunisia), chair of the 1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC); and Ambassador Juan Ramón de la Fuente Ramírez (Mexico), chair of the 1540 Committee.

  • Tomorrow (19 August), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a ministerial-level briefing on the Secretary-General’s 13th biannual strategic-level report on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh) under the agenda item...

  • Tomorrow (11 August), Security Council members will hold a virtual Arria-formula meeting on “humanitarian action: overcoming challenges in situations of armed conflict and counter-terrorism operations”. The meeting is being organised by Kenya. The expected briefers are Raffi Gregorian, Deputy to...

  • August 2021

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    Expected Council Action  In August, the Security Council is expected to receive briefings from Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, the head of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), and Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx, the Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), on the Secretary-General’s 13th strategic-level report on...

  • Tomorrow (28 July), Security Council members will hold a virtual Arria-formula meeting on “preventing terrorism and violent extremism through tackling gender stereotypes, masculinities, and structural gender inequality”. The meeting is being organised by Mexico in cooperation with Estonia, Norway, the...

  • Tomorrow (16 June), Security Council members will hold a virtual Arria-formula meeting on “the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international efforts to prevent and counter terrorism and violent extremism”. The meeting is being organised by Tunisia in cooperation with...

  • 9 February 2021

    Counter-Terrorism: Videoconference Briefing

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    Tomorrow (10 February), Security Council members are scheduled to hold a videoconference briefing on the Secretary-General’s 12th biannual strategic-level report (S/2021/98) on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh) under the agenda...

  • February 2021

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Security Council is expected to receive briefings by Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, the head of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), and Assistant Secretary-General Michèle Coninsx, the Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) on the Secretary-General’s 12th strategic-level report on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh).