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India Hosted the UNSC CTC for the First Time

Published on November 01, 2022
Current Context: For the first time, the Government of India hosted the two-day meeting of the United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC’s) Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC).
India Hosted the UNSC CTC for the First Time
  • The two-day event was hosted by Mumbai and New Delhi on October 28 and October 29 2022 respectively.
  • The primary objective of the meeting was to discuss ways to combat terrorism and terror financing.
  • The inaugural session in Mumbai began with paying tribute to the victims of the Mumbai Terror attack (26/11).
  • A special meeting was held with three significant areas being the specific focus:
  1. Internet and Social Media
  2. Terror Financing
  3. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs)
  • In the diplomatic session, the Delhi Declaration on countering the use of emerging technologies for terrorist purposes was adopted unanimously. It is non-binding in nature.
  • The UNSC-CTC was established by the UNSC’s Resolution 1373, after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the USA in 2001.

Question:

Q.1 For the first time, UNSC’s CTC was hosted by?
  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Hyderabad
a. I Only
b. I, II Only
c. II, III Only
d. I, II, III
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