News and Events

 

UNODC and CTED hold the First Regional Meeting on Building Effective Central Authorities

A regional meeting on building effective international cooperation by central authorities was held in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 22-24 January 2014, within the framework of the joint three-year project of the UNODC Terrorism Prevention Branch and the  Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate of the United Nations Security Council. Read more>

UNODC Promotes the International Legal Framework against Terrorism and its Financing in Montenegro

A National Workshop on the International Legal Framework against Terrorism and its Financing, organized by the Government of Montenegro with the support of UNODC, was held in Podgorica from 8 to 10 October 2013. Read more>

UNODC Promotes the International Legal Framework against Nuclear Terrorism in Africa

On 16 and 18 October, senior officials from Comoros, Djibouti, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda  gathered at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the importance of the ratification and legislative implementation of two key international legal instruments in the fight against nuclear terrorism.  Read more>

UNODC Promotes the International Legal Framework against Nuclear Terrorism in Africa

On 5 and 6 June, senior officials from nine west African states gathered at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal, to discuss two key international legal instruments in the fight against nuclear terrorism. Read more>

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Internet launch

Launch of the UNODC/TPB Technical Assistance Tool on "The Use of the Internet for Terrorist Purposes"

Pursuant to the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (A/RES/60/288) unanimously adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2006, Member States undertook to work with the United Nations to explore ways and means to coordinate efforts at the international and regional levels to counter terrorism in all its forms and manifestations on the Internet. Read more>

Afghanistan: In-depth Country Programme

As part of its efforts to support the government of Afghanistan to offer an effective, rule of law-based response to terrorism, UNODC's Terrorism Prevention Branch has been strengthening its provision of counterterrorism-related legal technical assistance to the country since 2004. Read more>

UNODC's Counter-Terrorism Learning Platform

Launched in February 2011, the UNODC Counter-Terrorism Learning Platform has developed into a fully integrated interactive tool, training criminal justice officials from around the world in the fight against terrorism. Read more>

For an overview of the Terrorism Prevention Branch's latest regional and national activities, as well as thematic programmes and tools in the fight against terrorism, please consult our newsletter by clicking on the links below:

 

 

TPB Briefing Issue 7 (December 2013)

TPB Briefing Issue 6 (May 2013)

TPB Briefing Issue 5 (December 2012)

TPB Briefing Issue 4 (December 2011)

TPB Briefing Issue 3 (August 2011)

TPB Briefing Issue 2 (May 2011)

TPB Briefing Issue 1 (January 2011)