AG/RES. 1789 (XXXI-O/01): Support for the Work of the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism

June 5, 2001

(Resolution adopted at the third plenary session, held on June 5, 2001)


HAVING SEEN the Annual Report of the Permanent Council to the General Assembly (AG/doc.3970/01), which includes as an appendix a note sent by the Chair of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) on CICTE's activities;

BEARING IN MIND that the General Assembly, through its resolution AG/RES. 1650 (XXIX-O/99), "Hemispheric Cooperation to Prevent, Combat, and Eliminate Terrorism," created CICTE and approved its Statute;

RECALLING resolution AG/RES. 1734 (XXX-O/00), "Observations and Recommendations on the Annual Report of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism";


That the first regular session of CICTE was held in Miami, Florida, on October 28 and 29, 1999;

That, at its first regular session, CICTE approved its Work Program, which was based on the recommendations contained in the Commitment of Mar del Plata, adopted at the Second Inter-American Specialized Conference on Terrorism, held on November 23 and 24, 1998, in Mar del Plata, Argentina; and

That in order to further implement the Work Program, the Chair of CICTE sent a questionnaire to all member states on September 5, 2000,


1. To urge the OAS member states to comply with the recommendations contained in the Work Program of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE), attached as Annex C to document CP/doc.3268/00, inter alia by answering the questionnaire prepared by CICTE.

2. To recognize the effort made by the 10 member states that have submitted responses to the CICTE questionnaire.

3. To urge the member states that have not yet done so to send their responses to the questionnaire no later than September 15, 2001.

4. To request CICTE to report to the General Assembly at its thirty-second regular session on the implementation of this resolution.