Technical Assistance & Training

UNCTED Regional Asset-Freezing Workshop

2 Dec 2013, 9:00 AM - 4 Dec 2013, 5:00 PM Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) in cooperation with the APG and supported by Germany, will hold a joint "Regional Asset-Freezing Workshop" for South-East and South Asian UN Member States.

The purpose of the workshop is to assist Member States to implement an effective freezing system in accordance with their obligations pursuant to resolution 1373(2001). The workshop will provide a platform for participants to discuss their respective legislative, institutional and operational challenges and identify practical solutions; promote coordination among national entities involved in the freezing of assets; and promote and as well as strengthen the international and regional cooperation required to ensure a swift response to foreign requests to freeze assets.