UN Documents for Terrorism

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
19 July 2019 S/RES/2482 This was on the nexus between terrorism and international organised crime.
28 March 2019 S/RES/2462 This was a resolution on combatting the financing of terrorism.
21 December 2017 S/RES/2396 This was a resolution addressing the threat of foreign terrorist fighters.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
11 March 2020 S/PRST/2020/5 This presidential statement was adopted during a debate entitled “Countering terrorism and extremism in Africa” under the agenda item “Peace and security in Africa”, a signature event of China’s Council presidency.
21 December 2018 S/PRST/2018/21 The Council stated that their review of the 1267/1989/2253 sanctions regime, as required by resolution 2368, concluded that there are no adjustments necessary to the regime at this time.
8 May 2018 S/PRST/2018/9 This was a presidential statement expressing concern about the close connection between international terrorism and transnational organised crime.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
4 February 2020 S/2020/95 This was the Secretary-General’s tenth report on the threat posed by ISIL/Da’esh to international peace and security and the range of UN efforts in support of member states in countering the threat.
31 July 2019 S/2019/612 This was the ninth strategic-level report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security and the range of United Nations efforts in countering the threat.
1 February 2019 S/2019/103 This was the eighth report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
30 August 2019 S/2019/570 This was the 24th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team submitted pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida, and associated individuals and entities.
7 February 2019 S/2019/127 This was a letter transmitting the programme of work of the committee, for the period from 1 February 2019 to 31 January 2020.
17 December 2018 S/2018/1128 This was the report of the 1267/1989/2253 Sanctions Committee concerning Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Da’esh), Al-Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
20 March 2020 S/2020/220 This was a letter from the chairs of the two committees (1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee and the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee) announcing that the meeting would be postponed "on an exceptional basis in the light of the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19 [...] in order to reduce unnecessary exposure to health risks".
20 January 2020 S/2020/53 This was the 25th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team supporting the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL/Da’esh Committee.
17 May 2019 S/2019/407 This was the second report of the Special Adviser and head of UNITAD.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
11 March 2020 S/PV.8743 This was a debate entitled “Countering terrorism and extremism in Africa” under the agenda item “Peace and security in Africa”, a signature event of China’s Council presidency.
7 February 2020 S/PV.8716 This was a briefing on the tenth report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da'esh).
25 September 2019 S/PV.8626 This was a ministerial-level debate on cooperation between the UN and regional and subregional organisations, focusing on the role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in countering threats to peace and security, with a special focus on counter-terrorism efforts.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
6 August 2019 SC/13911 Council members condemned a terrorist attack in Cairo, Egypt, that took place on 4 August, which resulted in at least 20 killed and many others injured.
30 June 2019 SC/13869 This was on the Council’s 28-29 June visiting mission to Kuwait and Iraq.
22 April 2019 SC/13788 Council members condemned the series of terrorist attacks that took place in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, 21 April, which resulted in nearly 300 killed and hundreds more wounded.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
26 June 2018 A/RES/72/284 This was a resolution on the review of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy.
15 June 2017 A/RES/71/291 This was a resolution that established the UN Counter-Terrorism Office headed by a new Under-Secretary-General.
13 June 2014 A/RES/68/276 This was a resolution reviewing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
4 February 2009 A/HRC/10/3 This was the report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.
21 May 2005 2005/80 This resolution appointed a special rapporteur on the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.
Selected Notes by the President of the Security Council View All
16 September 2016 S/2016/791 This was a concept note circulated by New Zealand ahead of the ministerial-level meeting on countering the terrorist threat to civil aviation.
29 March 1995 S/1995/234 This note indicated that the Council agreed to implement measures to make the sanctions committees more transparent by, inter alia, increasing the practice of issuing press releases after Committee meetings.