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Sri Lanka to give effect to UN Security Council Resolutions to Counter Terrorism and Violent Extremism

Wednesday, 12 June 2019


Assistant Secretary General Coninsx meets Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana in Sri Lanka


Tangible measures to collaborate with UN mechanisms in keeping with international norms and practices took center stage at discussions during the recent visit to Sri Lanka by UN Assistant Secretary General (ASG) and Executive Director of the Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) Michèle Coninsx from 7-8 June 2019. The subjects covered included terrorist financing and asset freezing, dealing with foreign terrorist fighters, the counter terrorism legislation, countering radicalization and violent extremism, effective border management against terrorist travel, and the threat posed by the internet and social media in spreading radical ideology and violent extremism.

For more, visit: https://www.mfa.gov.lk/un-asg-fm-eng/