Counter-Terrorism: Curtailing Terrorist Financing SCORE +0.75
The 2011 G8 Deauville Summit has received a score of 0.75 for its progress on the issue of curtailing terrorist financing. The 2011 Deauville Summit Declaration states that the United nations must continue to play a central role in global counterterrorism efforts. Specifically, the G8 member states committed to “ensuring that effective UN tools such as the 1267 al-Qaeda and Taliban sanction regime, remain relevant in the future.“ Moreover, the G8 has brought forth new measures to aid in achieving the aims of UNSC resolution 1267, including its committed to work with a full range of global partners within the soon-to-be-launched Global Counter-Terrorism Forum (GCTF). The 2011 Deauville Summit Declaration states that the new Forum will aim to strengthen the international consensus regarding the fight against terrorism, it will aim to create new opportunities for cooperation and it will further the implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. Finally, the G8 welcomed the outcome of the Transatlantic Symposium on Dismantling transnational Illicit Networks.