The Commonwealth of Independent States
Anti-Terrorism Center


Today the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center closely collaborates with the CIS Executive Committee, statutory institutions of the Commonwealth (Inter-Parliament Assembly, Council of the Commanders of the Border Forces, Council of the Ministers of Defense), bodies of the branch cooperation (Council of the Ministers of Interior, Council of the Heads of the Customs Services, Coordination Council of the General Prosecutors, Council of the Heads of Financial Intelligence Units, Council of the Heads of the Migration Authorities of the CIS member-states, Office for the Coordination of the Fight Against Organized Crime and Other Dangerous Types of Crime on the Territory of CIS member-states).

Working contacts with the international and regional centers and organizations on countering international terrorism are actively maintained and developed, first of all with the Collective Security Treaty Organization and Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

The center has maintained close ties with the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, International Criminal Police Organization - INTERPOL, OSCE Anti-Terrorism Unit, Committee of Experts on Terrorism of the Council of Europe - CODEXTER, Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre for combating the illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors, Regional Communication Centre for law enforcement activities of the World Customs Organization in the CIS states Rilo-Moscow, Center of Excellence Defense Against Terrorism (Turkey), Task Force on Organized Crime of the Council of the Baltic Sea States.

With that the CIS ATC is granted an observer status in the INTERPOL and CODEXTER. The Center has the INTERPOL's I-24/7 contact point which enables access to the organization's data base.

Cooperation has been established with the African Center for the Study and Research on Terrorism, Southeast Asia Regional Center for Counter-Terrorism and Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism of the Organization of American States.