What we do

CICTE is the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism. It is the only regional entity whose purpose is to prevent and combat terrorism in the Americas.

CICTE promotes cooperation and dialogue among member states to counteract terrorism, in accordance with the principles of the OAS Charter, with the Inter-American Convention against Terrorism, and with full respect for the sovereignty of countries, the rule of law and international law.

Authorities

Bandera Argentina
Argentina

Chair of CICTE
(2018-2019)
Bandera Canada
Canada
Vice Chair of CICTE
(2018-2019)
Alison August Treppel
Alison August Treppel

Executive Secretary
of CICTE
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Brian Quigley

Deputy Executive Secretary
of CICTE

Documents

CICTE/doc. 4/05 rev. 1 Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) These document contains specific rules for the operation, administration, and procedures of CICTE for the achievement of its purposes and to facilitate its activities.

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In executing this Work Plan the CICTE Secretariat will continue to ensure an effective evaluation of its programs and will report to the Member States every six months on the results of its evaluations and on the implementation of mandates given to it.

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The ministers and heads of delegation of the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS), meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on November 23 and 24, 1998, for the Second Inter-American Specialized Conference on Terrorism, to evaluate the progress made and define future courses of action to prevent, combat, and eliminate terrorism.

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Meetings

CICTE holds an annual meeting to promote dialogue and promote the exchange of experiences and practices aimed at preventing and countering terrorism in the Hemisphere.

Publications

Comparative Analysis of Typologies and Patterns of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing in Three Free Trade Zones in Latin America (2018).

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State of cybersecurity in the banking sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (2018).

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Critical Infrastructure Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (OAS-Microsoft, 2018).

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Study on the impact of digital incidents in Colombia (2017).

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A guide of Best Practices for Establishing a National CSIRT (April 2016).

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