The Office of Threat Finance Countermeasures, in conjunction with other bureaus and agencies:
Builds international support for combating terrorist financing in bilateral and multilateral fora
Develops and implements strategies for diminishing the financing available to specific terrorist groups in coordination with other U.S. government agencies and departments
Coordinates domestic and United Nations terrorism designations
Encourage countries to take actions to freeze terrorist assets
Supports efforts to provide technical assistance to foreign governments working against terrorist finance
Financial Action Task Force: An inter-governmental body established in 1989 to set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.
Country Reports on Terrorism: The State Department’s annual report to Congress on global and regional counterterrorism issues, State Sponsors of Terrorism, and designation Foreign Terrorist Organizations.
Global Counter-Terrorism Forum: An informal, multilateral counterterrorism (CT) platform that focuses on identifying critical civilian CT needs, mobilizing the necessary expertise and resources to address such needs and enhance global cooperation.
Terrorism and Illicit Finance, Department of the Treasury: The Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence marshals the Treasury Department’s intelligence and enforcement functions with the twin aims of safeguarding the financial system against illicit use and combating rogue nations, terrorist facilitators, weapons of mass destruction (WMD) proliferators, money launderers, drug kingpins, and other national security threats.
Counter-Terrorism Committee: Works to bolster the ability of United Nations Member States to prevent terrorist acts both within their borders and across regions. It was established in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S.