Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Politics

UN Congress in Doha: Combat Financing of Terrorism

A panel discussion, held on the sidelines of the ongoing UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, discussed how to promote national and international cooperation in preventing and combating the financing of terrorism Participants of the panel discussion were Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov; Lebanese Minister of Justice Ashraf Rifi, Afghan Minister of Justice Said Yusuf Halem; Iraqi Deputy Interior Minister Aqeel Kareem Khazaal; and Jean-Paul Laborde, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and Assistant UN Secretary-General.

The panel debated about the different sources of terrorist financing – and stated that the fight against terrorism should be intensified.