• On 20 December the Council adopted a presidential statement completing its review of the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED). Its review was undertaken on the basis of a report by the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC). The outcome does not bode well for the future of the CTED which must now prove that it can live up to the original expectations of providing support to the CTC on combating terrorism.

  • The Secretary-General's report Uniting against Terrorism: Recommendations for Global Counterterrorism Strategy of 27 April 2006 (A/60/825), is another in a series of subject-specific responses to the 2005 World Summit Outcome.

  • The 1267 Committee (the Al-Qaida/Taliban Sanctions Committee) is actively working on the recommendations submitted in its Monitoring Team's report of 10 March. Proposals for improving the listing and delisting process, which have been under consideration for some time, will continue to be discussed in the committee

  • April 2006

    Counter-Terrorism Committee

    Monthly Forecast

    The Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) and its Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) have a number of outstanding issues that have been pending for a while and require specific decisions by the CTC.

  • In December the Chairman of the Sanctions Committee created by resolution 1267 (Al-Qaida/Taliban), submitted two letters to the Security Council (S/2005/760 and S/2005/761).

  • December 2005

    Counter-Terrorism Committee Issues

    Monthly Forecast

    The Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED), which has been fully staffed as of 6 September 2005, has not yet been declared "operational" by the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) and the Secretary-General. This is expected in the context of preparation by the CTC and the Secretary-General for the Council's comprehensive review of the CTED, which is due before 31 December 2005.