Call for Input on UN Guidance on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism Funding

November 20, 2020

The United Nations Security Council’s Committee on Counter-Terrorism (CFT) is calling for civil society’s input for a guidance document on how countries can counter terrorism funding while still respecting human rights. The Committee would particularly like to hear observations on the following trends:

  1. The definition and criminalization of terrorism financing
  2. Financial investigations
  3. Asset-freezing
  4. Financial intelligence and information-sharing
  5. The role of non-profit organizations
  6. Impact on humanitarian activities, focusing on the human rights impact.
  7. CFT impact on gender
  8. The responsibility of the private sector, including financial institutions

To submit your input, please email by November 13, 2020.

To learn more about the ongoing work the UN is doing to develop this guidance document, click here.