Established in 2000, the Anti-Money Laundering Liaison Committee of the Franc Zone (CLAB) promotes the adoption and effective implementation of anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regimes. Photo credit: DGTresor, “Réunion des ministres de la Zone franc – Paris, 3 octobre 2014,” CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) is an informal process of dialogue and cooperation; in 2001, ASEM formulated the Copenhagen Declaration on Cooperation against International Terrorism. Photo credit: Number 10, “Asia-Europe meeting,” CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s Counter-Terrorism Task Force operates to secure the region’s people and its economic, trade, investment, and financial systems from terrorist attack. Photo credit: Tatie Choukette, “APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) Building,” CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) is an intergovernmental military alliance and among its fundamental objectives is combating international terrorism. Photo credit: UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras.
The Commonwealth Committee on Terrorism (CCT)—a sub-committee of the Commonwealth—focuses on the implementation of concrete counterterrorism plans of action within member nations. Photo credit: Steven Vacher, “Foreign & Commonwealth Office,” CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
The CIS established its Anti-terrorism Centre (ACT), the main purpose of which is to help coordinate interaction among competent authorities of member states in the struggle against international terrorism and other forms of extremism. Photo credit: Dennis Jarvis, “Belarus_3898 - House of Government,” CC BY-SA 2.0.
Established by the G8, the Counter-Terrorism Action Group (CTAG) functions to support the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, primarily through coordination and outreach efforts. Photo credit: G8 UK, “G8 session on counter-terrorism,” CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
The Arab League Ministerial Council has resolved to fight against terrorism in the region, with respect for the security, economic, ideological, and social dimensions of the threats. Photo credit: UN Photo/Evan Schneider.
Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units (Egmont Group FIUs) endeavor to cooperate in the areas of information exchange, training, and the sharing of expertise to fight against money laundering and financing of terrorism. Photo credit: Stephane Mignon, “L'entrée du Palais d'Egmont,” CC BY 2.0.
Established in 2004, the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing is an FATF-style regional body (FSRB) for the countries of the Eurasian region. Photo credit: Alexey Kljatov, “Emerald city,” CC BY-NC 2.0
The FATF sets standards and aims to promote effective implementation of measures for combating terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system. Photo credit: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas.
The Forum Regional Security Committee (FRSC)—a sub-forum under the Pacific Islands Forum—is a regional leader on political security and governance issues, including terrorism. Photo credit: U.S. Pacific Command, “Pacific Islands Forum,” CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
The Sri Lankan government hosts the Galle Dialogue, which includes multilateral discussions by international security force representatives on issues of regional security in South Asia, such as maritime-related terrorism and the trafficking of narcotics, weapons, and people. Photo credit: Marc Biebusch, “Galle Fort,” CC BY-SA 2.0.
Founded in 2011, the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum “provides a venue for national counterterrorism (CT) officials and practitioners to meet with their counterparts from key countries in different regions to share CT experiences, expertise, strategies, capacity needs, and capacity-building programs. It prioritized civilian capacity building in areas such as rule of law, border management, and countering violent extremism.” Photo credit: DFATD | MAECD, “Baird Delivers Remarks at Global Counterterrorism Forum and Meeting | Le ministre Baird livre un discours à une réunion du Forum mondial de lutte contre le terrorisme,” CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
An international partnership of 85 nations, the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) aims “to strengthen global capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to nuclear terrorism by conducting multilateral activities that strengthen the plans, policies, procedures, and interoperability of partner nations.” Photo credit: By Kristofferjay, “Members of the GICNT,” CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL, via Wikimedia Commons.
The Gulf of Aden Counterterrorism Forum focuses on the transnational threat posed by al-Shabaab and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). Photo credit: Official U.S. Navy Page, “USS Barry arriving in Djibouti,” CC BY 2.0.
In the aftermath of hijackings in the 1970s, the ICAO shifted its focus to matters of prevention and detection in the fight against terrorism.
As the world’s largest police organization, the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) expends a portion of its resources on supporting their member countries in counterterrorism efforts. Photo credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten.
Legal measures adopted as part of the IMO regulatory regime support states’ anti-terrorism agendas. Photo credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten.
Especially since 2001, the IMF has expanded its efforts on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. Photo credit: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas.