CTC

Counter-Terrorism Committee

President: Diego Márquez Sánchez

Chair:  José Pérez Jiménez, Manuel Alejandro Grajales Santillán, Valeria Ivana Bazán Castillo y Ariadna Valeria Salazar Romero

Tópico A) Measures to mitigate the financing of the extremist group ISIL in the Middle East focusing on the illegal distribution of petroleum in the black market

​Tópico B) Actions to counter the interventions of the terrorist group Hamás in the Belic conflict between the State of Israel and the State of Palestine with a special emphasis on the consequences for the population residing in the Gaza Strip

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Committee's outline and faculties

The Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) finds its mission and origin after one of the most devastating terrorist attacks in the history of the United States of America perpetrated by the extremist group Al-Qaeda on September 11, 2001, an event that left massive damage to the country’s population and infrastructure. After condemning the attack, the United Nations recognized the necessity for an anti-terrorist power. The CTC was established under Security Council Resolution 1373 under Chapter VII, 2001, and became fully operational in 2005. The commitment of the Member States includes obligations that follow strategies for countering-terrorist support, such as economic interventions in any investigation of an individual or a group. The committee supports and stands for the cooperation to vanish terrorist powers by the observation between the members, including visiting each constituent to analyze the obligations that have been followed.

Facultades:

The faculties that the CTC possess are projected on the mission of collaboration between the Member States, also giving enough power to governments to stop any terrorist rise, since the first sign.

  • Criminalizing the financing of terrorism from any origin.

  • Freezing without delay any funds related to persons who commit acts of terrorism or are under investigation.

  • Denying all forms of financial support for terrorist groups.

  • Sharing information with other governments on any groups participating or planning terrorist acts.

  • Display a border security to protect any zone or traffic.