UN Security Council Guiding Principles on Foreign Terrorist Fighters: The 2015 Madrid Guiding Principles + 2018 Addendum

What are the Guiding Principles?

"It is my hope that this publication will serve as a practical tool for Member States to stem the flow of foreign terrorist fighters, including returning and relocating FTFs."

- H.E. Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations, and Chair of the CTC

“The Addendum marks an important milestone in our collective efforts to tackle the complex threat that FTFs represent, as highlighted by the Security Council.”

-Michèle Coninsx, Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate

Factsheets About the Additional Guiding Principles