United Nations and European Union (EU) have signed joint framework on Counter-Terrorism aimed at strengthening partnership in counter-terrorism efforts. The framework was enacted on occasion of second EU-UN Leader’s Dialogue on Counter-Terrorism held in New York.
UN-EU Framework on Counter-Terrorism
- It focuses on terrorism and violent extremism prevention in Africa, Middle East, and Asia and also supports victims and promote reintegration of terrorism offenders
- It proposes development of national and regional Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism (PCVE) action plans for promoting youth engagement and gender perspectives.
- It ensures support to victims of terrorism and evolving threat of foreign terrorist fighters through establishment of Advanced Passenger Information/Passenger Name Records (API/PNR) systems.
- It encourages joint, effective and multilateral cooperation to improve safety of citizens in Europe and around globe and also strengthening respect for human rights and the rule of law.