UNSC’s counter-terrorism meet to be held in India

New Delhi – India will host the United Nations Security Council’s ‘Counter-Terrorism Committee’ conference on the 28th and 29th of October. The conference will be held on 28th in Mumbai and 29th in Delhi. The committee will formulate a strategy for Countering the Utilization of New and Innovative Technologies for Terrorist Purposes, such as the use of the Internet, the dark web, and technology. The dark web is the part of the internet that can only be accessed by certain computer systems. Pakistan’s name has come up in many incidents of inciting terrorist activities through the dark web. India being the host country can succeed in getting a resolution passed in its favour. India has also prepared a strategy for this.

The committee includes 5 permanent members of the United Nations including the United States, Russia, China, France and Britain along with 10 member countries including India, Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, Norway and the United Arab Emirates.

The Security Council Committee is meeting outside the New York headquarters for the first time in 7 years. Earlier this type of meeting was held outside the headquarters in Madrid, Spain in the year 2015.

According to the United Nations, the purpose of the meeting in New Delhi is to “prevent misapplication of innovative technologies in communication and finance by the terrorists.

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