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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Counter-Terrorism

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UN Entities

Treaties, Declarations & selected UN Documents
  • A/74/151 (12 July 2019): Measures to eliminate international terrorism: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/74/151
    Prepared pursuant to para. 8 of General Assembly resolution 50/53, as read together with Assembly resolution 73/211; contains information received from Governments and international organizations and a list of relevant international legal instruments.
  • A/74/140 (11 July 2019): Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/74/140
    Submitted in response to General Assembly resolution 73/55; transmits replies received from Governments and international organizations.
  • A/72/840 (20 Apr. 2018): Activities of the United Nations system in implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/72/840
    Annexes (p. 17-87): 1. Supplementary information: development of the normative and legal framework -- 2. Supplementary information: activities of United Nations entities in support of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy -- 3. Supplementary Information: The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact -- 4. Supplementary information: Joint report of CTED and the UNOCT pursuant to paragraph 18 of Security Council resolution 2395 (2017) -- 5. Supplementary Information: list of United Nations Member States and Permanent Observers contributing to the Trust Fund for Counter-Terrorism.
  • A/71/858 (3 April 2017): Capability of the United Nations system to assist Member States in implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy : Report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/71/858
  • A/RES70/291 (Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 1 July 2016): The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy Review: http://undocs.org/A/RES/70/291
  • A/70/826 (12 April 2016): Activities of the United Nations system in implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/70/826
  • A/70/675 (24 December 2015): Letter dated 22 December 2015 from the Secretary-General to the President of the General Assembly: http://undocs.org/A/70/675
    Concerns the Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism
  • A/70/674 (24 December 2015): Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism: Report of the Secretary-General:http://undocs.org/A/70/674
  • A/RES/60/288 (Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 8 September 2006): United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: http://undocs.org/A/RES/60/288
  • A/60/825 (27 April 2006): Uniting Against Terrorism: Recommendations for a global counter-terrorism strategy; Report of the Secretary-General: http://www.un.org/en/events/pastevents/uniting_against_terrorism.shtml
  • A/59/565 (2 December 2004): A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility; Report of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change: http://www.un.org/en/events/pastevents/a_more_secure_world.shtml
  • UN documents on foreign terrorist fighters: https://un4.me/2MuYMgT
  • International Legal Instruments: http://www.un.org/en/counterterrorism/legal-instruments.shtml
  • UN documents on “Terrorism” – click here

Selected Statements and Speeches of the Secretary-General

Selected Publications & Journals available online

Databases & Research Guides

Further Information

 

16 August 2019
not an official document - for information only
http://www.unric.org/en/unric-library/29443