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New Framework to Combat Terrorism     

New Framework to Combat Terrorism     

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Why In NEWS?

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has launched a new framework to combat the scourge of international terrorism.

6 Goals To Counter Terrorism

  • The focus should be on prevention of terrorism
  • Strengthen Counter-Terrorism.
  • Respect for human rights
  • Invest energy in our youth, like providing education and employment to them.
  • Strengthen the role of the United Nations, cause ,UN sets a global criteria to fight terrorism.
  • Countries should come together and fight terrorism.
  • Terrorist organization  continues to twist religion to serve their ends.
  • Far right groups are also using the Internet as a platform to mobilize support across borders

UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact

  • It is the framework for an agreement between the UN, 36 organizational entities, the International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) and the World Customs Organisation, to better serve the needs of Member States when it comes to tackling the scourge of international terrorism.

Task Force

The UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact Task Force will replace the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force, which was established in 2005 to strengthen UN system-wide coordination and coherence of counter-terrorism efforts.

Why Such Move?

  • This year’s Global Terrorism Index was released by the Institute for Economic and Peace.
  • It indicates that despite a 27 % fall in the number of deaths from acts of terrorism worldwide, the impact of terrorism remains widespread, with 67 countries experiencing deadly attacks.
  • This is the second highest recorded number of countries in the past twenty years.