UN boosts countries’ ability to track terrorist movements

7 May 2019

An innovative new initiative to track terrorists as they attempt to travel, has been launched at UN headquarters.

The United Nations Countering Terrorist Travel Programme provides countries with the technology  to improve surveillance, whilst protecting personal data and human rights.

Conor Lennon from UN News asked Jelle Postma, chief of the Countering Terrorist Travel and Aviation Security Section in the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), why the UN had decided to launch the programme.

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