Spain is hosting a conference on terrorism in October

This event, organized by the United Nations and the Government of Spain, is a continuation of the First World Conference for Victims of Terrorism held in September 2022 in New York (USA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

The aim is to promote global policies to compensate, support and preserve the memory of victims.

The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the promoter of the meeting, and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Interior, as well as the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council, are responsible for preparing the event.

They met in Vitoria-Gasteiz on Thursday

Representatives of the United Nations, the General Directorate for International Cooperation to Combat Terrorism of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the General Directorate of Support for Victims of Terrorism of the Ministry of Interior.

The source said that during October 8 and 9, the European Conference Center will bring together delegations from UN member states, international organizations and institutions, civil society and victims of terrorism in a high-level international conference.

The Basque city was chosen because of the symbolic value of being the headquarters of the Memorial Center for Victims of Terrorism.

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