Terrorism

  • November 2012

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    Expected Council Action In November, the Council will hold a debate in which the chairs of the counter-terrorism-related committees—the 1267/1989 Al-Qaida Committee, the 1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) and the 1540 Committee (concerning weapons of mass destruction)—are expected to brief. No...

  • 3 May 2012

    High-Level Meeting on Counter-Terrorism

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (4 May), the Council is scheduled to hold a high-level event on counter-terrorism with a focus on strengthening international cooperation in the implementation of counter-terrorism obligations. The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, will preside and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will...

  • May 2012

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the chairs of the counter-terrorism-related committees—the 1267/1989 Committee, the Counter-Terrorism Committee (1373 or CTC) and the 1540 Committee, concerning weapons of mass destruction—are expected to brief the Council. No outcome is anticipated.

  • In May, the Council is expected to hold a high-level event on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts. Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev is expected to preside; other Council members may be represented by high-level officials.

  • November 2011

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the chairs of the counter-terrorism-related committees—the 1267/1989 Committee, the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), and the 1540 Committee—are expected to brief the Council. No Council outcome is anticipated.

  • Council members are currently negotiating a draft resolution on the prevention of the proliferation of arms in Libya and the region, particularly man-portable surface-to-air missiles. An early version of the draft text was circulated by Russia to P5 members last...

  • September 2011

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    The Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) is expected to hold a day-long event marking the tenth anniversary of resolution 1373. At time of writing, it appears the event will take place on the exact anniversary, 28 September, the Committee was created. It is possible that the Council may agree on a statement of some kind to mark the occasion.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • May 2011

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    The chairs of the three counterterrorism-related committees (the 1267 Committee, the CTC and the 1540 Committee) are due to brief the Council in May. The joint briefings started in 2005, when three were given. In the years since, the chairs of the three committees have jointly briefed the Council twice each year (the last briefing was in November).

  • 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...

  • April 2011

    Counter-Terrorism: 1540 Committee

    Monthly Forecast

    A report from the 1540 Committee on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and terrorism is expected in April. The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the committee before its expiring on 25 April.

  • December 2010

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected in December to renew the mandate of CTED, the Secretariat body which assists the Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC). The CTC plans to submit a report to the Council in December on CTED’s work to date. (It was unclear at time of writing if the Council would separately consider the CTC report.)

  • November 2010

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    The chairs of the three counterterrorism committees—the 1267 Committee, the CTC and the 1540 Committee—are due to brief the Council in November. (They usually provide a joint briefing of the Council twice each year.) No formal outcome is anticipated, but an open debate is expected to follow the briefing.

  • 22 September 2010

    Update Report No.3: Counterterrorism

    Update Report

    The Council will hold a thematic meeting on counterterrorism on 27 September at the initiative of Turkey, the current Council president.Turkey also chairs the Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee. The country’s Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, is expected to preside and the Secretary-General is expected to address the Council.