The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on terrorism, counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism

This paper by the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee provides an analytical overview of: the impact of COVID-19 on terrorist groups; how Member States’ COVID-19 responses have affected or intersected with counter-terrorism and CVE; the potential long-term impacts of COVID-19 on terrorism, counter-terrorism, and CVE.

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This paper by the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee provides an analytical overview of: the impact of COVID-19 on terrorist groups; how Member States’ COVID-19 responses have affected or intersected with counter-terrorism and CVE; the potential long-term impacts of COVID-19 on terrorism, counter-terrorism, and CVE.

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United Nations Security Council, June 2022