Counter terrorism committee
The UN Counter Terrorism Committee - CTC was established by Security Council Resolution 1373 after the September 11th attacks. It consists of all fifteen members of the Security Council and is responsible for ensuring that all States follow the resolution. The Committee also works to increase the capacity of States to fight terrorism.
According to Resolution 1373, States must
- deny all forms of financial support for terrorist groups.
- prevent the terrorists from acquiring safe havens or subsistence.
- cooperate with governments in the apprehension of terrorists.
- create domestic laws that criminalize terrorism.
- participate in the relevant anti-terrorism conventions.
All States that comply with the CTC are obliged to report to the Committee about their implementation of the resolution.
More on UN and Counter Terrorism Committee
- UN Counter Terrorism Committee - CTC:
- information about the mandate
- fulltext documents and reports
- international counter-terrorism legal instruments, with links to fulltext and ratifications
- United Nations Treaty Collection. Search for UN conventions on terrorism.
See also DagDok : Terrorism and DagDok : Terrorism and human rights.
Key UN documents
- UN Charter in Swedish | in English
- UN System Chart
- Yearbook of the United Nations
- Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Swedish | in English
- Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action
- Statue of the International Court of Justice
UN documents and publications in catalogues and databases
- United Nations Digital Library offers UN documents and open access publications, UN voting data and speeches, UN maps, Content in 6+ languages. Replaces the traditional online catalogue UNBISnet.
- UN iLibrary UN publications online covering different topics.
- ODS full-text UN documents published from 1993 onward and scanned documents published between 1946 and 1993 in the official languages of the UN.
- Daily list of documents (ODS). Documents published for the day, with full text links, can be found in the United Nations full text database ODS.
- UNBIS Thesaurus a multilingual database of the controlled vocabulary used to describe UN documents.
- Index to proceedings is an annual bibliographic guide to the proceedings and documentation of the major UN organs. The index includes:
- a list of all documents
- a comprehensive subject index
- an index to speeches
- a voting chart of resolutions
- United Nations Documents Index (United Nations Digital Library) References to all documents by subject area are published. A collection of indexes is held by the Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library, Uppsala, and the Libraries at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva.
UN Documents available online
- All UN documents from 1993-.
- All resolutions of the Principal Organs from 1946-.
- All Security Council plenary documents from 1946- in English, French and Spanish.
- All supplements to the General Assembly Official Records (GAOR) from 1946-.
- All General Assembly plenary meeting records from 1946- in English, French and Spanish.
- Older documents are being scanned: Update on UN Digitization Programme.
Last modified: 2023-03-20