The Commonwealth of Independent States
Anti-Terrorism Center

CIS ATC participates in the CTED’s comprehensive assessment visit to the Republic of Tajikistan

A representative of the CIS ATC participated in the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate’s comprehensive visit to the Republic of Tajikistan from 20 to 24 February with a view to monitoring and promoting Tajikistan's implementation of Security Council's resolutions 1373 (2001), 1624 (2005) and 2178 (2014) and identifying its related technical assistance needs.

The discussions focused on legislation and judicial practice, counter-financing of terrorism, law enforcement, border control, international cooperation, and countering violent extremism that leads to terrorism, as well as on the role of women in countering terrorism and violent extremism and the need for rule-of-law-based responses. The delegation also visited Dushanbe international airport and a border crossing point on the Tajik-Afghan border.

In addition to CTED and CIS ATC experts, the delegation included representatives of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011), and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities; the Expert Group of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004); UN Women; the International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO); the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL); the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE); the Eurasian Group on Combating Money-Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (EAG); the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO).


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