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4th Annual Regional Economic Communities (RECs)/Regional Mechanisms (RMs) Coordination Meeting

RECs

Today, 21st November 2019, Algiers, Algeria: The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) is holding the 4th Annual Regional Economic Communities (RECs)/Regional Mechanisms (RMs) Coordination Meeting in Algiers, Algeria.

The meeting was attended by representatives of East African Community (EAC), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Southern African Development Community (SADC) in addition to Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), the Sahel Fusion and Liaison Unit (UFL Sahel), the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA), African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) and The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA).

The Meeting chaired by the ACSRT Deputy-Director, Mr. Idriss Mounir Lallali, aimed to update the participants on the prevailing terrorism threat situation and progress made on regional Counter Terrorism (CT) and Prevention and Combating of Violent Extremism (PCVE) activities. The Meeting also sought to identify best practices and challenges, explore new areas of cooperation between ACSRT and RECs/RMs, and subsequently design relevant capacity building programs.

The meeting was also intended to review the implementation status of the previous meetings recommendations, identify the challenges and pave the way to enhanced coordination and cooperation between the ACSRT, RECs and RMs, in line with the principle of complementarity and subsidiarity.

13th ACSRT Annual Focal Points Meeting

focal points

Today, 18 November 2019, Algiers, Algeria: The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) is holding its 13th ACSRT Annual Focal Points Meeting from 18th to 20th November 2019 in Algiers, Algeria.
The FP meeting aims to review the Terrorism and violent extremism situation on the African continent in order to evolve courses of action and areas of cooperation among the African Union Member States.

Workshop on Strategic Analysis and Coordination on Counter Terrorism (CT), Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) and Transnational Organized Crime (TOC)

CAERT-AFRIPOL

Today, 16 November 2019, Algiers, Algeria: The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) is organizing a Workshop on Strategic Analysis Coordination on Counter Terrorism (CT), Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) and Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) from 16th to 17th November 2019 in Algiers, Algeria.

AFRICA RECORDED A TOTAL OF 78 TERRORIST ATTACKS RESULTING IN A TOTAL OF 383 DEATHS

Map 16-30 Sep 2019-s

General Situation.
The reporting period, 16th to 30th September 2019 recorded the same number of attacks compared to the period 1st to 15th September, 2019. However, casualties inflicted by terrorist and violent extremist groups across Africa sharply increased.