UN Documents for Terrorism: Security Council Letters

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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.
31 December 2020 S/2020/1212 This was to the president of the Security Council from Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani (Indonesia), chair of the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee 2019-2020, transmitting the annual report of the committee.
30 December 2020 S/2020/1315 This letter transmitted the concept note for the ministerial-level open debate on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.
21 December 2020 S/2020/1193 This contained the briefing provided by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, Special Adviser and head of UNITAD, and the statements by all Council members and Iraq during an open videoconference (VTC) meeting on UNITAD on 10 December 2020.
25 November 2020 S/2020/1143 This letter transmitted the briefings from the chairs of 1267/1989/2253 Committee, 1373 Committee and 1540 Committee.
1 September 2020 S/2020/870 This contained the draft resolution in blue on the prosecution, rehabilitation and reintegration of foreign terrorist fighters, put forward by Indonesia; the votes submitted by all Council members; and explanations of vote by Belgium, France, Indonesia, Russia and the US. The draft resolution failed to be adopted because of a US veto. The 14 other Council members voted in favour of the draft.
31 August 2020 S/2020/865 This contained the voting result on a draft resolution 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.
26 August 2020 S/2020/836 This was an open VTC on the Secretary-General’s 11th biannual strategic-level report on the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh).
11 August 2020 S/2020/791 This contained the briefings given by Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, the head of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism, and the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Under-Secretary-General Ghada Waly during an open debate titled “Addressing the Issue of Linkages between Terrorism and Organised Crime” .
30 July 2020 S/2020/764 This was a letter transmitting the concept note for a high-level open debate on the theme “Addressing the issue of linkages between terrorism and organized crime ”.
21 July 2020 S/2020/731 This was the “Framework document for Counter-Terrorism Committee visits to Member States aimed at monitoring, promoting and facilitating the implementation of Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001), 1624 (2005), 2178 (2014), 2396 (2017), 2462 (2019) and 2482 (2019) and other relevant Council resolutions”.
3 June 2020 S/2020/493 This was a joint report by the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate and the Analytical Support and Monitoring Team on the financing of terrorism.
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".