On 2nd December, at a meeting of senior diplomatic representatives from the Small Group of the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh/ISIS, Belgian Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie Wilmès, and U.S. Acting Special Envoy for the Global Coalition, John Godfrey, announced the launch of the Coalition’s Africa Focus Group. Read more.

What is the Coalition?

The Global Coalition against Daesh was formed in September 2014 and is unique in its membership, scope and commitment. Together, the Global Coalition is committed to degrading and ultimately defeating Daesh.

The Coalition’s 85 members are committed to tackling Daesh on all fronts, to dismantling its networks and countering its global ambitions. Beyond the military campaign in Iraq and Syria, the Coalition is committed to: tackling Daesh’s financing and economic infrastructure; preventing the flow of foreign terrorist fighters across borders; supporting stabilisation and the restoration of essential public services to areas liberated from Daesh; and countering the group’s propaganda.


UAE hosts Global Coalition Against Daesh Stabilisation Group meeting

ABU DHABI, 24th November, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE has hosted the meeting of the Global Coalition against Daesh Stabilisation Group, chaired by Sultan Mohammed Al Shamsi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for International Development Affairs, and held under the joint leadership of the UAE, Germany, and the United…

The delay in announcing Daesh's new leader revealed rifts within the organisation from the highest to the lowest levels. See how members of the terror group disagree on a range of fundamental issues:

In 2022, Sweden 🇸🇪 and France 🇫🇷 established a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to support proceedings against Daesh foreign terrorist fighters. Learn more about how the JIT works to ensure #DaeshFacesJustice. #InFocus

Many of #Mosul's religious buildings were damaged and looted by Daesh. Thanks to organisations such as @UNESCOIraq, restoration work continues to bring these buildings back to their former state:

Five years after the final liberation of Iraqi territory from Daesh, the Iraqi Security Forces and Peshmerga maintained significant pressure against its remnants throughout 2022. #DefeatDaesh

I’m grateful to our extraordinary service members & our intel & interagency partners for their support to this successful CT operation. (1/2) https://www.defense.gov/News/Releases/Release/Article/3279923/statement-by-secretary-of-defense-lloyd-j-austin-iii-on-somalia-operation/

Join @_FatmaAhmed, our host on #TakingApartTerror: The West Africa Edition as she shares why she's heading up our new podcast series. Through nine episodes she dissects violent extremism in the Lake Chad Basin and how we can tackle Daesh wherever it is found. Coming soon.

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