The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) was established by the General Assembly in June 2017. The Office has five main functions: (a) provide leadership on the General Assembly counter-terrorism mandates across the United Nations System; (b) enhance coordination and coherence across the 38 UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact entities to ensure the balanced implementation of the four pillars of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy; (c) strengthen the delivery of United Nations counter-terrorism capacity-building assistance to Member States; (d) improve visibility, advocacy and resource mobilization for United Nations counter-terrorism efforts; and (e) ensure that due priority is given to counter-terrorism across the United Nations System and that the important work on preventing violent extremism is firmly rooted in the Strategy. The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) is part of UNOCT and promotes the delivery of United Nations capacity building assistance to Member States.
This position is located in the Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Team of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) of the Office of Counter-Terrorism at Headquarters in New York. The incumbent reports to the Senior Political Affairs Officer (Chief).
Within delegated authority, the Programme Officer will report to the Programme Manager on Countering the Financing of Terrorism and be responsible for the following duties: