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2020 Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week - Countering-Terrorism in a Global Pandemic Environment (Closing session)
10 Jul 2020 -  High-level closing session of the Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week (#VirtualCTWeek)
 “Member States’ Counter-Terrorism Priorities in the Post COVID-19 Environment – Synergies and Complementarities between the COVID-19 and Counter-Terrorism Agendas”.
The Week  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.
Moderator: Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General for Counter-Terrorism, United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT)
Speakers: 
Hon. Mr. Nathan Sales, Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State
H.E. Ms. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, President, Inter-Parliamentary Union
H.E. Thomas Greminger, Secretary General, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
H.E. Mr. Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security, African Union
H.E. Mr. Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations (ASEAN Chair)
Ms. Alison August Treppel, Executive Secretary, Inter-American Committee against Terrorism, Organization of American States
Mr. Gilles de Kerchove, European Union Counter-Terrorism Coordinator
The Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week was organized by the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) from 6-10 July and convened under the overarching theme of “Strategic and Practical Challenges of Countering Terrorism in a Global Pandemic Environment”.