UN Documents for Terrorism

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
29 December 2020 S/RES/2560 This resolution focuses on the work of the 1267/1989/2253 Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee and its Monitoring Team.
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.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
9 August 2021 S/PRST/2021/15 This presidential statement reaffirmed that international law, as reflected in UNCLOS, sets out the legal framework applicable to activities in the oceans and encouraged member states to continue building and strengthening their capacities to enhance maritime security, including against piracy and armed robbery at sea, terrorist activities, and transnational organized crime.
12 January 2021 S/PRST/2021/1 This was on the 20th anniversary of the adoption of resolution 1373 and the establishment of the CTC.
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.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
27 July 2021 S/2021/682 This was the Secretary-General’s 13th biannual strategic-level report on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
29 January 2021 S/2021/98 This was the Secretary-General’s 12th biannual strategic-level report on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
4 August 2020 S/2020/774 This was the Secretary-General’s 11th biannual strategic-level report on the threat posed by ISIL.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
21 July 2021 S/2021/655 This contained the 28th report of the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee’s Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team.
22 March 2021 S/2021/278 This contained the 2021 programme of work of the CTC.
12 August 2020 S/2020/793 This contained the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee's positions on the recommendations contained in the the 26th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
15 February 2021 S/2021/140 This contained the briefings given by Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, the head of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism, and Michèle Coninsx, Executive Director of the Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate as well as the statements given by Council members during the 10 February meeting on the Secretary-General's 12th biannual strategic-level report on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh).
8 February 2021 S/2021/122 This was from the Ombudsperson containing the 20th report of his Office.
15 January 2021 S/2021/48 This contained briefings and statements given during the open VTC on "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts: international cooperation in combating terrorism 20 years after the adoption of resolution 1373 (2001)" on 12 January 2021.
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
27 July 2020 SC/14262 This was on the 22 July killing of five humanitarian aid workers in Nigeria.
1 July 2020 SC/14239 This was on a 29 June terrorist attack in Karachi, Pakistan, resulting in several deaths.
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.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
30 June 2021 A/RES/75/291 This approved the seventh review of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy.
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.
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.
Selected Other Documents View All
31 August 2020 S/2020/852 This was the draft resolution in blue on the prosecution, rehabilitation and reintegration of foreign terrorist fighters, put forward by Indonesia. The draft resolution failed to be adopted because of a US veto. The 14 other Council members voted in favour of the draft.