|General Assembly Adopts Saudi Resolution “UN Center for Counter Terrorism”|
18 November 2011
(New York, New York)- The Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations welcomes the unanimous adoption of resolution “UN Center for Counter Terrorism” by the United Nations General Assembly.
On September 19, 2011, the United Nations and the Government of Saudi Arabia have signed a contribution agreement for the creation of the United Nations Centre for Counter-Terrorism (UNCCT). Saudi Arabia will contribute $10 million over three years for the center.
The Center will support the implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, foster international cooperation, strengthen the Organization’s capacity-building efforts, and help building a database concerns best anti-terrorism practices.