Global response needed to tackle root causes of terrorism

Jehangir Khan, director of both the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) and the UN's Counter-Terrorism Centre. Photo: UN Radio/Matthew Wells

The growing threat of terrorism around the world requires unified action to tackle its root causes.

That's according to the senior official coordinating counter-terrorism policy at the UN, speaking exclusively to UN Radio.

Jehangir Khan was speaking ahead of the Secretary-General unveiling his Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism, on Friday.

Mr Khan is the director of both the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) and the Counter-Terrorism Centre.

Matthew Wells asked Mr Khan to outline some of the UN chief's key objectives:

Duration: 5'34"

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