Issues in focus*



Compliance with human rights by the United Nations when countering terrorism A/65/258 (paras. 17-80)

Conceptual framework of the mandate

A/60/370 (paras. 5-10)

Conditions conducive to terrorism

E/CN.4/2006/98 (paras. 64-66, 74)

Definition of terrorism

E/CN.4/2006/98 (paras. 26-50, 72)

Economic, social and cultural rights in the context of countering terrorism

A/HRC/6/17 (paras. 10-74)

Fair trial guarantees while countering terrorism

A/63/223 (paras. 7-45)

Freedom of association and peaceful assembly and counter-terrorism

A/61/267 (paras. 9-41 and 47-54)

Gender perspective on countering terrorism

A/64/211 (paras. 18-54)

Intelligence agencies and their oversight in the fight against terrorism

A/HRC/10/3 (paras. 25-78); A/HRC/14/46

Non-State actors

E/CN.4/2006/98 (paras. 67-71, 74)

Prevention of terrorism A/66/310 (paras. 29-31)


A/HRC/13/37 (paras. 11-74)

“Profiling” in the context of countering terrorism

A/HRC/4/26 (paras. 32-62, 83-89)

Refugee protection while countering terrorism

A/62/263 (paras. 30-85)

Victims of terrorism

E/CN.4/2006/98 (paras. 64-66, 74)
A/66/310 (paras. 20-28)

Secret Detention (Joint Study of the Global Practices)


Suicide attacks as a form of terrorism

A/HRC/4/26 (paras. 63-82, 90-97)

Ten areas of best practice in countering terrorism A/HRC/16/51 (paras. 8-39)

Victims of terrorism

E/CN.4/2006/98 (paras. 64-66, 74)

* Main issues elaborated in the thematic reports of the Special Rapporteur to the Commission on Human Rights, the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly.