Civil Society and the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges

Author : Eric Rosand, Alistair Millar, and Jason Ipe
Date : September 2008

This report explores the important and often overlooked role that civil society can play in combating terrorism without compromising their ongoing important work and examines the challenges and the opportunities for expanding engagement between civil society and the UN system on counterterrorism and related issues. The report also looks at the impact that counterterrorism measures have had on civil society and the need for the United Nations to promote the role of civil society, including in the context of implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy.

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