Accession Number:

ADP013396

Title:

Role of International Organisations in Combatting Terrorism

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BRNO UNIV OF TECHNOLOGY (CZECHHOSLOVAKIA) INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY/TECH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

Roots and developments to present UN system for combating terrorism starting long before existence of UN are reviewed. Various forms of international crime as a base for terrorism are shown, inter alia illicit trafficking with drugs and weapons, money laundering, corruption, trafficking with human beings and like and response in build-up the UN system, headed by the UN Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention ODCCP, its Centre for International Crime Prevention CICP and the Terrorism Prevention Branch TPB established recently. Information on the role, functions and programmes of those bodies are presented. KEY WORDS International terrorism, narcotic drugs, crime prevention, combating terrorism, terrorism prevention, UNO, UNDCP, ODCCP, CICP, TPB

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE