terrorism

Young People At Vanguard Of Global Efforts To Promote Peace, Secretary-General Tells Counter-Terrorism Event, Stressing ‘We Need Their Energy’

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at “Investing in Youth to Counter Terrorism”, in New York today:

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF

Concludes Clustered Interactive Dialogue on the Protection of Human Rights while Countering Terrorism and on Cultural Rights 2 March 2018 The Human Rights Council this morning held an interactive dialogue with Ahmed Shaheed, the Special Rap...Read More

Sahel: Governments Achieve Positive Results With UN Support

Sahel: Governments achieve positive results with UN Support Dakar, 26 February 2018 – The response to the security situation in the Sahel is currently undergoing a positive change. Despite numerous challenges and threats, Sahelian governmen...Read More

Strongly Condemning Deadly Attack In Somali Capital, Secretary-General Reiterates Full Support To Government For Fight Against Terrorism

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

Secretary-General Signs United Nations Coordination Compact With 36 Entities To End Terrorism, Violent Extremism Worldwide

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

UNODC Executive Director Stresses Invaluable Benefits Of Host Country Partnership During Austrian MFA’s Visit

UNODC Executive Director stresses invaluable benefits of host country partnership during Austrian MFA’s visit Vienna, 20 February 2018 (UN Information Service) – The UN family in Vienna has benefitted tremendously from its strong partnershi...Read More

Turkey’s Military Operations in Syria

Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) carried out ‘Operation Euphrates Shield’ for 216 days from August 2016 to March 2017 in the triangle between Azaz, Jarablus and al-Bab in northern Syria. Thanks to this military operation, Turkey cleared Daesh fro...Read More

Terrorism, Migrant Smuggling Undermining Gains In Mediterranean, Secretary-General Tells Parliamentary Assembly, Pledging Support For Conflict Prevention

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, in Bucharest today:

TWENTIETH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO BE HELD IN GENEVA FROM 19 TO 23 FEBRUARY

15 February 2018 The Human Rights Council Advisory Committee will hold its twentieth session from 19 to 23 February 2018 in the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Chamber (Room XX) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. During the ses...Read More

Global Cooperation In Protecting Critical Infrastructure Vital, Speakers Say At Security Council Briefing On Terrorist Threats To International Peace

Speaking today on the protection of critical infrastructure from terrorist attacks, Security Council members noted the need to strengthen international cooperation and information sharing between countries, while also highlighting the impor...Read More

Islamic State/Daesh Using Social Media, Extortion To Retain Might After Military Setbacks, Territory Loss, Top Counter-Terrorism Official Tells Security Council

Despite military setbacks and loss of territory last year, Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Daesh) was a present and continuing threat, the senior United Nations official for counter‑terrorism told the Security Council today, as h...Read More

UNODC And OSCE Sign New 2018-2019 Joint Action Plan

Vienna, 31 January 2018 – A plan for joint action by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for the period 2018-2019 was signed by UNODC Executive Director Yu...Read More

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