UNODC is a key United Nations entity delivering counter-terrorism technical assistance Member
States with their international legal responsibilities to counter terrorism, with a focus on criminal justice responses to
terrorism. Since the last review of the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, which is conducted every two years, UNODC delivered
70% of the UN’s counterterrorism technical assistance.
We have been working with Member States to counter terrorism since 1999, delivering tailored
capacity-building projects since 2002. Located within the Division for Treaty Affairs of UNODC, the Terrorism Prevention Branch
serves as a centre of expertise delivering legal and capacity building assistance for Member States. UNODC employs over 100
staff at its Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and in field offices around the world to plan, deliver, coordinate and manage
We have trained over 31,000 criminal justice officials on a wide range of counter-terrorism
matters. We have also supported the drafting, revision and adoption of 189 pieces of counter-terrorism legislation.