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Counter-Terrorism Committee

President: Aranza Rodríguez Chagoya

Chair: Lessia Emilia Sho Luna, María Fernanda Valadés Rangel, Mariana Pineda Pérez, Natalia Forcada Nava, Daniela Morales Arriaga


Topic A) Measures to halt the growing menace of attacks with chemical components in the Middle East, focusing on the Syrian Arab Republic


Topic B) Strategies to control attacks caused by cybernetic interventions in the Middle East, with an emphasis on the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Background and faculties

The Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) was established following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, in the United States of America, leading to the establishment of the committee formed as a branch of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Its primary objective lies in bolstering the political and institutional capabilities of each Member-State to combat terrorist activities on national, regional, and global scales. This committee operates in alignment with the four key principles in the United Nations Global Strategy, focusing on: curtailing activities that promote terrorism, preventing and combating it As enhancing Member-States capacity to counter extremism, and reinforcing the United Nations system in the fight against violent extremism while upholding Human Rights and the rule of law. terrorism.

The CTC revolves around fostering collaboration among Member States, empowering governments to thwart any signs of terrorist escalation right from their onset.

  • Criminalize financing directed towards terrorist groups, and freezing funds associated with individuals or organizations involved in acts of terrorism;

  • Reject any financial aid provided to terrorist groups, and banning the provision of shelter or any form of support to insurgents;

  • Collaborate by sharing gathered information to investigate, identify, apprehend, extradite, and prosecute individuals engaged in radical activities;

  • Imposing sanctions on any active or passive assistance rendered to individuals conducting terrorist attacks.

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