Terrorism

  • 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. 

  • September 2010

    Meeting on Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    As Council president in September, Turkey (which also chairs the Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee) is planning to convene a debate late in September on counter-terrorism. The country’s Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, is expected to preside. A presidential statement is a possible outcome.

  • August 2010

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    The Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee completed in the last week of July its review of the consolidated list of individuals and entities subject to its sanctions regime. In August the committee’s monitoring team is expected to finalise its report on the outcome of the review of the list. At press time it was unclear whether there would be any related Council or Committee action in August.

  • May 2010

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    The chairs of the three counter-terrorism-related committees (the 1267 Committee, the CTC and the 1540 Committee) are due to brief the Council in May. The briefing will likely be followed by an open debate. The chairs of the three committees brief the Council jointly twice each year. The last briefing was in November 2009. No Council decision is expected.

  • April 2010

    Pakistan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to receive the report of the Commission of Inquiry on the assassination of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto in April. At press time there was no indication whether and when Council members planned to discuss the report’s findings.

  • December 2009

    Counter-Terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    The mandate of the 1267 Committee (Al-Qaida and Taliban sanctions) Monitoring Team expires on 31 December. The 1373 Committee (Counter-Terrorism Committee, or CTC) is expected to submit an updated global implementation survey in December.