Launch of United Nations Countering Terrorist Travel Programme

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07-May-2019 01:35:16
The United Office of Counter-Terrorism launched the UN Countering Terrorist Travel Programme, which will be implemented in partnership with the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the Office of Information Communication Technology (OICT) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

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This programme aims to support Member States to use travel information to detect, prevent, investigate and prosecute suspected terrorists, while respecting high safeguards for data protection and in compliance with international human rights laws. The United Nations will provide state-of-the-art software – goTravel - capable of analyzing travel data which, based on context-specific risks, will help them to detect and track suspected terrorists and their movements across borders. Prior to providing them with goTravel, the programme will support national authorities to develop the necessary legislative framework and national expertise via training and certification to operationalize it lawfully and effectively.

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António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations
Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General, Head of the Office of Counter-Terrorism
Amrith Rohan Perera, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations
Lise Gregoire-Van Haaren, the Chargé d’Affaires of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations
Mohammed Hussein Mohammed Bahr Aluloom, the Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations
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