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2020 Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week - Countering Terrorism in a Global Pandemic Environment (Opening high-level session)
Opening high-level session: Post COVID-19 World - Contours and Pivot Points and Benefits of Multilateral Collaboration.

The Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week will be held from 6-10 July and convened under the overarching theme of “Strategic and Practical Challenges of Countering Terrorism in a Global Pandemic Environment”.
The event will be launched on Monday 6 July 2020 at 10:00 am (New York time) with an opening two-hour high-level session titled “Post COVID-19 World: Contours and Pivot Points and Benefits of Multilateral Collaboration.”
Thereafter, the Week will include nine additional webinars and interactive discussions focusing on priorities such as bio and cyber terrorism, high-risk threats and trends, addressing the plight of victims of terrorism, flagship UN counter-terrorism programmes, human rights and counter-terrorism, countering the financing of terrorism, youth-led initiatives to build resilient societies, and civil society and media perspectives to prevent violent extremism, among others.
The event will provide an opportunity to bring Member States, United Nations entities, thought leaders, civil society representatives and other stakeholders together to exchange views, through strategic and expert-level online events, on what the new circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic mean for the counter-terrorism landscape.
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Monday, 6 July 2020
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04:00 am
10:00 - 18:00 (CET) 44th Session of the Human Rights Council (30 June – 17 July 2020)
06:30 am
12:30 (CET) 3715th Meeting, 129th Session of Human Rights Committee. Draft GC 37-7.
09:00 am
ECOSOC Integration Segment 2020.
10:00 am
2020 Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week - Countering Terrorism in a Global Pandemic Environment (Opening high-level session).
12:00 pm
Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General. Guests: Inger Andersen (UNEP) and Jimmy Smith (ILRI) on the launch of the report, “Preventing the Next Pandemic: Zoonotic Diseases and How to Break the Chain of Transmission.”.
01:00 pm
Press Conference: Ms. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS on the launch of the annual UNAIDS Global Aids Update Report.
Tuesday, 7 July 2020
11:00 am
17:00 (CEST) - WHO Presser: Update on Covid-19.
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