UN/Office of Counter-Terrorism

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AbbreviationUNOCT
Formation15 June 2017
LeaderUN/Office of Counter-Terrorism/Under-Secretary-General
TypeAgency
Interests“War on Terror”
Member ofGlobal Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact

The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) is a UN body which promotes the "war on terror".


Official narrative

The official website reports that the "United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism was established through the adoption of General Assembly resolution 71/291 on 15 June 2017. Mr. Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov was appointed as Under-Secretary-General of the Office on 21 June 2017.""[1]

Predecessors

Alex Schmid was Officer-in-Charge of the United Nations' Terrorism Prevention Branch in Vienna from 1999 to 2005.[2]



References