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UN, EU sign joint framework on Counter-Terrorism

Date: 25 April 2019 Tags: International Events

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.