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The United Nations and international efforts to deal with terrorism

Neil Haffey

The United Nations and international efforts to deal with terrorism

by Neil Haffey

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Published by Pew Charitable Trusts, Distributed by the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations.,
  • Terrorism -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNeil Haffey.
    SeriesPew case studies in international affairs -- case 313.
    ContributionsGeorgetown University. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14559623M
    ISBN 101569273138
    OCLC/WorldCa70202194

    United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Special Meeting of 6 March on Strengthening Practical Cooperation against International Terrorism between Regional and International Organizations Hosted by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The Strategy is a unique global instrument to enhance national, regional and international efforts to counter terrorism.

    so they are treated accordingly. Second, this is a book that is primarily about the United Nations. It is not an analysis of terrorism per se. The starting point for the analysis is the question of how the world organization has sought to deal with terrorism. The fact that the UN has taken action against terrorism, even while notCited by: This chapter analyses the core negotiating issues surrounding the diplomatic efforts since , and continuing to the present (), to conclude a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT), under the auspices of the United Nations. It first considers the historical background, then turns to current controversy over the so-called ‘definitional issue’.

    The UN has adopted a number of resolutions condemning acts of terrorism. After 9/11 the UN Security Council called on states to take action to curb terrorism and it set up a Counter Terrorism Committee (CTC) to monitor progress. This section provides information on the United Nations involvement in countering terrorism. They expressed commitment to combat terrorism in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, international laws and relevant UN resolutions. They also stated that “cooperative efforts in this regard should consider joint practical counter-terrorism measures in line with specific circumstances in the region and in each member country”.


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The United Nations and international efforts to deal with terrorism by Neil Haffey Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a product of that experience and my research. Flawed Diplomacy provides an insider's candid look at, and tells the story of, the UN's flawed efforts to combat terrorism, and how these efforts were shaped and sometimes sabotaged by conflicting forces and interest groups from inside and outside the United by: 3.

Terrorism and the UN analyzes how the UN’s role in dealing with terrorism has been shaped over the years by the international system, and how events such as September 11 and the American intervention in Iraq have reoriented its approach to terrorism.

The first half of the book addresses the international : Paperback. The United Nations and Terrorism: Germany, Multilateralism, and Antiterrorism Efforts in the s [Blumenau, Bernhard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The United Nations and Terrorism: Germany, Multilateralism, and Antiterrorism Efforts in the sCited by: 3.

From his counter-terrorism experiences in the United Nations and elsewhere, Vic Comras is uniquely qualified to shed light on the world of diplomatic negotiations, treaties and sanctions. His book Flawed Diplomacy describes how the post-9/11 efforts to confront 5/5(4). About this book. This is a study that examines United Nations' efforts against terrorism in the s and how West Germany came to influence and lead them.

It is also an account of several hostage and hijacking crises as well as a look at German domestic : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

the United Nations has taken to combat terrorism. In fact, the UN Security Council has been at the centre of the international campaign against terrorism. It has made— and it can continue to make—important contributions to this effort. The United Nations can enhanceFile Size: 85KB.

The Security Council. The Security Council is the United Nations organ that has borne most of the responsibility for addressing the problem of terrorism. And, contrary to widespread belief, it has been doing so since the early s, nearly 10 years before the terrorist attacks of 11 September Mr.

Comras is author of Flawed Diplomacy: The United Nations and the War on Terrorism () and special counsel to the Eren law firm. Millar is director of the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation.

Wilson is the legal expert for the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team of the UN's al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions. The Terrorism Prevention Branch (TPB) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has a specific role to play in these international efforts.

For over a decade, TPB has been the key United Nations entity providing legal counter-terrorism technical assistance to Member States. UNOCT stands in solidarity with victims of terrorism around the world and calls for unity to protect their rights and recognize the crucial role they can play in preventing terrorism.

Disarmament. The General Assembly and other bodies of the United Nations, supported by the Office for Disarmament Affairs, work to advance international peace and security through the pursuit of the elimination of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction and the regulation of conventional arms.

The United Nations and Terrorism: Germany, Multilateralism, and Antiterrorism Efforts in the s th Edition, Kindle EditionManufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan. Home • News • Speeches • International Efforts Against Terrorism. and I want to assure you that our efforts continue in those nations as well.

A great deal of progress has been made. The UN’s counter-terrorism work in recent years can be organized under three headings: first, a norm-setting role that includes a) the development and promotion of a Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and efforts to counter violent extremism, b) a set of international conventions, and c) far-reaching Security Council resolutions imposing.

United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (General Assembly resolution 60/, annex) 1 also counterproductive to national and international efforts to combat terrorism. 2 • Provide a practical tool for practitioners dealing with terrorism.

The United Nations and terrorism 8 Book chapters 22 Cases 23 Conventions, charters and treaties 23 Journal/online articles and presentations 24 MODULE 1 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM 3 mechanisms—which should represent the usual response, including as a means of terrorism.

– Multilateral Responses to Terrorism: The United Nations The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy; Member States adopted the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy on September 8,in order to enhance national, regional, and international efforts.

Even to close observers, the United Nations can be frustratingly opaque, with decisions often being taken in hushed corridors, smoky coffee shops or behind closed doors. Victor Comras’ book, Flawed Diplomacy: the United Nations and the War on Terrorism, therefore provides a welcome insight into the complex processes which shaped the UN’s.

In October the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed Resolutiondemanding that Syria stop stonewalling a UN investigation into the car-bomb assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri-in which. Virtually every nation has a role in preventing international terrorism, and many have both expertise and experience to offer.

This concise report concludes that the effectiveness of international. International terrorism refers to terrorism that goes beyond national boundaries in terms of the methods used, the people that are targeted or the places from which the terrorists operate.

So for understanding International terrorism, it becomes a necessity to have an idea of the meaning of terrorism beforehand. “We must recognize that there are four important spheres of UN activity that need to be aligned if we are to effectively develop a coherent and well-coordinated ‘All of UN’ framework for our future counter-terrorism efforts,” Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (OCT), said at a briefing to the member body on the threats to international.The Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism is a proposed treaty which intends to criminalize all [citation needed] forms of international terrorism and deny terrorists, their financiers and supporters access to funds, arms, and safe havens.

The been [clarification needed] under negotiation at the United Nations General Assembly's Ad Hoc Committee established .