(Part 1) Special Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on “Combating the Use of New and Emerging Technologies for Terrorist Purposes” (New Delhi, India)

Welcome remarks
• Message from the United Nations Secretary General

Plenary session: Opening of the special meeting
• Minute of silence to commemorate the victims of terrorism

• Opening Speech: Chairperson of the Counter-Terrorism Committee – HE Mrs. Ruchira Kamboj, Permanent Representative of the Government of India to the United Nations
• Keynote: Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India
• Speech: HE Michael Moussa ADAMO, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Gabon
• Statement: HE Mrs. Shirley Ayorkar Botchwey, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana
• Statement by His Excellency Mr. James Cleverly, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom (to be confirmed)
• Statement by Her Excellency Ms. Megi Fino, Deputy Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Republic of Albania
• Statement by Her Excellency, Ms. Reem Ebrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates
• United Nations Office for Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) – Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General for Counter-Terrorism
• Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy for Technology – Mr. Amandeep Singh Gill, Under-Secretary-General and Envoy for Technology (via recorded statement)
• Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) – Mr. Weixiong Chen, Acting Executive Director
• CEO of one or more major global technology companies [TBC]
Moderator: Chairman of the Counter-Terrorism Committee

Thematic Briefings I: Countering the Terrorist Exploitation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
• Overview of discussions from CTED-led technical sessions on ICT – Ms. Jennifer Bramlette, Lawyer and Coordinator for Information and Communication Technology (ICT), CTED
• Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) – Dr. Erin Saltman, Acting Executive Director and Director of Programming
• Tech Against Terrorism (TaT) – Mr. Adam Hadley, Executive Director
• United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) –Ms. Antonia Marie De Meo, Director
• Meta – Mr. Nawab Osman, Head of Counter Terrorism and Dangerous Organizations, Asia Pacific (APAC)
• Extremism and Gambling Research Network (EGRN) – Mr. Galen Lamphere-Englund, co-founder and organizer
• Mythos Labs – Mr. Priyank Mathur, CEO
• Resolve Network Research Advisory Board – Dr. Christina Schori Liang, Head of Terrorism and Prevention of Violent Extremism at the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP); Member of the Global Initiative network
• Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) of the Arab Interior Ministers Council (AIMC) – Dr. Abdulrazaq Al Morjan, Director of NAUSS Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Center
• Internet and Jurisdiction Policy Network – Mr. Ajith Francis, Director, Data & Jurisdiction Program
• Article 19 – Ms. Anna Oosterlinck, UN Team Leader
Moderator: Chairman of the Counter-Terrorism Committee

Thematic briefings II: Countering terrorist financing – threats and opportunities linked to new payment technologies and fundraising methods
• Overview of CTED-led technical session discussions on CFT – Ms. Svetlana Martynova, Senior Legal Officer and Counter Terrorist Financing (CFT) Coordinator, CTED
• Analytical support and sanctions monitoring team in accordance with resolutions 1526 (2004) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Daesh), Al-Qaida and the Taliban and associated individuals and entities – Mr. Justin Hustwitt, Coordinator , Analytical Support and Sanctions Oversight Team
• Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – Ms. Elisa de Anda Madrazo, Vice President
• Latin American Financial Action Task Force (GAFILAT) – Ms. Eng. Carla Mera, president pro tempore
• Eurasian Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Group (EAG) – Mr. Sergey Teterukov, Executive Secretary
• The Counter Extremism Project – Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Principal, Co-Chair of the Global Diplomatic Forum Advisory Board, Director of Compliance and Capacity Skills International
• Global Center on Cooperative Security – Ms. Tracey Durner, Director of Financial Integrity and Inclusion
• Center for Financial Crime and Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) – Mr. Stephen Reimer, Researcher and Head of Threat Finance Program
• Independent expert in forensic accounting and anti-corruption – Ms. Navita Srikant
• Al Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center – Mr. Amine Ghali, Director
• Chainalysis, Inc. – Mr. Sanjeev Shahi, Regional Director, India and SAARC
Moderator: France, Vice-Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee


Thematic Briefings III: Threats posed by the terrorist use of unmanned aircraft
systems (UAS)
• Overview of discussions from the CTED-led technical sessions on UAS – Mr. Jean-Philippe Morange, Senior Legal Officer and Coordinator for Border Management and Law Enforcement (BMLE), CTED
• International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) – Mr. Juan Carlos Salazar, Secretary General of ICAO (via recorded statement)
• International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) – Mr. Madan Oberoi, Executive Director for Technology and Innovation
• Analytical support and sanctions monitoring team in accordance with resolutions 1526 (2004) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Daesh), Al-Qaida and the Taliban and associated individuals and entities – Mr. Justin Hustwitt, Coordinator , Analytical Support and Sanctions Oversight Team
• World Customs Organization (WCO) – Dr Taeil Kang, Capacity Building Manager
• United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) – Dr. Cécile Aptel, Deputy Director
• The United Nations Global Service Center (UNGSC) – Representative or Video/Written Statement [TBC]
• Conflict Weapons Research – Mr. Jonah Leff, Director
• Drone Federation of India – Mr. Smit Shah, Director
Danish Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) – Dr James Rogers, Associate Professor of War Studies, Center for War Studies, University of Southern Denmark (reading of a statement on behalf of Dr Rogers by Dr Anasuya Ray, Policy Affairs Officer, CTED)
Moderator: United Arab Emirates, Vice-Chair of the Counter-Terrorism Committee

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