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28 Nov - Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office, addresses the Security Council meeting on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts. 28 Sept - A wide view of the Security Council meeting on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.

Jehangir Khan, Officer-in-Charge, UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (OCT) addresses the Open Meeting of the Security Council on ‘Preventing Terrorists from Acquiring Weapons’.

On 2 August, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at preventing terrorists from acquiring weapons, particularly small arms and light weapons. UN Photo/Manuel EliasUN Secretary- General Ant nio Gutteres (centre) stands with participants of the High-Level United Nations-Central Asian Dialogue on Implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on 13 June 2017.

UN PhotoThe General Assembly approved on 15 June 2017 the establishment of the UN Office of Counter-terrorism to help Member States implement the Organization's global counter-terrorism strategy. UN Photo/Kim HaughtonViolent extremists have carried out bombings in the Somali capital Mogadishu on several occasions.

This photo shows the aftermath of a car bomb attack on the city's Banadir Beach hotel on 25 August 2016.

Photo: UN SomaliaFuneral ceremony in honor of two Chadian blue helmets who were killed in the attack of their camp in Aguelhoc, northern Mali, Bamako 10 October 2016, MINUSMA Photo: Sylvain Liechti Report of the UNCCT project "Enhancing the Understanding of the Foreign Terrorist Fighters Phenomenon in Syria" Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Counter-Terrorism Mr 2 Jan 2018 - The Office will aim to have a close relationship with Security Council bodies and Member States, strengthening existing and developing new partnerships through regular travel and attendance at counter-terrorism-related meetings. The creation of the Office is the first major institutional reform undertaken by .

Vladimir Voronkov at the Security Council meeting on the sixth “Report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security and the range of United Nations efforts in support of Member States in countering the threat”Related News