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Belarus hold a thematic meeting on countering terrorism

In New York on June 27, on the sidelines of the Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies of the UN Member to be held on 28-29 June States the Permanent Mission of Belarus together with Missions of in Bahrain, Egypt, Estonia, Kenya, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UAE, as well as UN Offices of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and UN Counter-Terrorism Committee conducted an event entitled “International cooperation to combat the use of the Internet for terrorist purposes: opportunities and challenges”.

The event was attended by Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General on Counter-Terrorism, Yuri Fedotov, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Michèle Coninsx, as well as heads and experts from Permanent Missions of UN Member States.

During the panel discussions of the event, representatives of civil society, private sector, including major Internet resources “Twitter” and “Facebook”, made their statements.