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".
The Strategy is a unique instrument to enhance the efforts of the international community to counter terrorism along four pillars:
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This guide is intended to provide delegates and UN Secretariat Staff with selected content from both UN and non-UN sources. It references third-party web sites, books and articles. It does not imply the endorsement of the content by the United Nations.
Books and articles can be accessed online within the UN Headquarters. Articles can be delivered to permanent mission by e-mail upon request.
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.