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India to host two-day UNSC's counter-terrorism meet

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    28th Oct, 2022


The UNSC's counter-terrorism meeting is being hosted in Mumbai and Delhi on 28 and 29 October, respectively.


  • This will be the first such meeting of the UNSC-CTC in India since its establishment in 2001.
  • The Permanent Representative of India to the UN serves as the Chair of the CTC for 2022.


  • The theme of the meeting is ‘Countering the use of new and emerging technologies for terrorist purposes’.

About Counter terrorism Committee of UNSC

  • The Counter-Terrorism Committee was established by Security Council resolution 1373 adopted unanimously on 28 September 2001 in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks in the US.
  • It is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
  • It is 15-member committee set up to implement the UN resolution obligating member states to criminalize support for terrorist activities and stop financial aid and harbouring of terrorists.
  • In 2004, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) was established to provide expert advice for Counter-Terrorism Committee.
  • The CTED also provides technical aid for the member countries and promotes their collaboration at various international forums.

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