TSG Participates in the Launch of CTED Global Research Network
April 7, 2015

Launch of CTED Global Research Network

Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate


I. Introduction

1. With a view to enhancing its analytical capacity and its engagement with the research community, the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) launched a global research network at United Nations Headquarters, New York, on 19 February 2015.

2. CTED developed the research network in accordance with paragraph 19 of Security Council resolution 2129 (2013), in which the Council requests CTED to “further engage and enhance its partnerships with international, regional and subregional organizations, civil society, academia and other entities in conducting research and information-gathering, and identifying good practices, and in that context to support the CTC’s efforts to promote the implementation of resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005). . .” In the same resolution, the Council requests CTED to identify emerging issues, trends and developments related to the implementation of Security Council resolutions 1373 (2001) and 1624 (2005).

3. The new network currently consists of 28 leading think tanks and research institutions from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Oceania. Twelve

4. CTED intends to engage with its research partners on their assessment of current trends and challenges in the areas of terrorism and counter-terrorism, including developments on the ground…

The participating institutions were: International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT); Real Instituto Elcano; Bangladesh Institute of International & Strategic Studies (BIISS); Law School and College for Criminal Science of Beijing Normal University; Global Center on Cooperative Security; National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism – START, University of Maryland; Soufan Group; Institute for Security Studies (ISS); Centro Brasileiro de Relacoes Internacionais (CEBRI); International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR); Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)…


Click here to read the CTED Research Network Launch Report.