Second Expert Meeting

Second Expert Meeting on Implementing Pillar II, Dushanbe

The Second Expert Meeting, covering Pillar II, Preventing and combating terrorism was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on 29-30 March 2011. 

Measures discussed included the need to adopt and implement all the relevant universal legal counter-terrorism instruments, and to strengthen cooperation among law enforcement agencies, especially on border management and security issues to prevent trafficking of narcotics – a well-known source of financing of terrorism in the region. Mechanisms for countering the financing of terrorism as well as the use of the Internet for terrorist purposes were also identified. In conclusion, the participants formulated recommendations on measures necessary for countering illicit trafficking of weapons, as well as to  prevent, respond and mitigating terrorist attacks using weapons of mass destruction, particularly nuclear and radiological weapons or materials.

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