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Counter-Terrorism: Quick Guide

United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee

Counter Terrorism Committee at work

The Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) was established by Security Council resolution 1373 (2001), which was adopted unanimously on 28 September 2001 in the wake of the 11 September terrorist attacks in the United States.

Committee's Publications

Counter-Terrorism Strategy

The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy was adopted by General Assembly resolution 60/288 in 2006, and states that terrorism "constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security".

Counter-Terrorism Think Tanks & Research Centres

In the following list we present a collection of  organizations, institutes, programmes and projects that seek to expand the research community’s collective knowledge of terrorism, counterterrorism, political violence, radicalisation and asymmetric conflict.

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Access to electronic Resources

Books and articles can be accessed online within the UN Headquarters. Articles can be delivered to permanent mission by e-mail upon request.




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