09 December, 2022
From 28 November to 2 December 2022, CTED on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee concluded the physical component of the second follow-up assessment visit to Uzbekistan. The virtual component of the visit was conducted on 12 - 16 July 2021. The visiting delegation consisted of CTED experts, as well as experts from the following United Nations bodies and international organizations: the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT); the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team pursuant to resolutions 1526 (2004) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da'esh), Al-Qaida and the Taliban and associated individuals and entities; the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia (UNRCCA); the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (EAG); the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL); the World Customs Organization (WCO); the Anti-Terrorist Centre of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS-ATC); the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE); and the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO).
The visit enabled the delegation to assess progress made by Uzbekistan in adopting measures to implement Security Council resolution 1373 (2001), 1624 (2005), 2178 (2014) and 2396 (2017) and other relevant Security Council resolutions.
The EAG Secretariat will take into account the recommendations of the UN CTC following this visit in order to improve the effectiveness of technical assistance to the Republic of Uzbekistan.