Opening of the UN High-level conference on counter-terrorism
Opening of the first United Nations High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies of Member States.
Opening of the first United Nations High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies of Member States. - Statement by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. - Statement by the two co-facilitators of the High-level conference: H.E. Mr. Kai Sauer, Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations and H.E. Ms. Sima Sami Bahous, Permanent Representative of Jordan to the United Nations. - Brief remarks by Mr. Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism Office. The UN Secretary-General is convening the first United Nations High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies of Member States, on 28 and 29 June 2018 at United Nations Headquarters. The overarching theme for the Conference is "Strengthening international cooperation to combat the evolving threat of terrorism". The conference aims to build a new partnership for multilateral cooperation to strengthen the international community's counter-terrorism efforts. Conference participants include Member States represented by Heads of Counter-Terrorism agencies, regional organisations, civil society organisations, and the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact Entities.