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G7/8 Summit Compliance Data Sets by Issue, 1985-2013:
Terrorism

G8 Research Group, April 17, 2015

  Commitment Commitment Text Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia United Kingdom United States European Union Total
  Average (N=20) +0.75 +0.50 +0.58 +0.72 +0.20 +0.61 +0.55 +0.85 +0.67 +0.60
1 1996-63 "We rededicate ourselves and invite others to associate our efforts in order to thwart the activities of terrorists and their supporters, including fund-raising, the planning of terrorist acts, procurement of weapons, calling for violence, and incitement to commit terrorist acts." +1 +1 +1   +1   0 +1   +0.83
2 2000-103 "We call for all states to become parties to the twelve international counter-terrorism conventions to enhance international cooperation against terrorism." 0 0     0   +1 +1   +0.40
3 2001-xx We have asked our foreign, finance, justice, and other relevant ministers, as appropriate, to draw up a list of specific measures to enhance our counter terrorism cooperation, including: Expanded use of financial measures and sanctions to stop the flow of funds to terrorists, aviation security, the control of arms exports, security and other services cooperation, the denial of all means of support to terrorism and the identification and removal of terrorist threats. +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1.00
4 2002-4 We are committed to sustained and comprehensive actions to deny support or sanctuary to terrorists, to bring terrorists to justice, and to reduce the threat of terrorist attacks. +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1   +1.00
5 2003-150 "the G8 will create a Counter-Terrorism Action Group (CTAG), to
focus on building political will, co-ordinating capacity building assistance when necessary. CTAG will provide funding, expertise or training facilities."
+1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
6 2003-168 "Given the increasing number of MANPADS (Man-Portable Air Defense Systems) in world-wide circulation, we commit ourselves to reducing their proliferation and call upon all countries to strengthen control of their MANPADS stockpiles". +1 0 +1 0 0 +1 +1 +1   +0.63
7 2004-122 "Accelerate development of international standards for the interoperability of government-issued smart chip passports and other government-issued identity documents. We will work for implementation by the 2005 Summit." 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 2005- 145 "We have carried forward initiatives to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction to terrorists and other criminals, reinforce international political will to combat terrorism, secure radioactive sources and — as announced at Sea Island — ensure secure and facilitated travel. Today we commit ourselves to new joint efforts. We will work to improve the sharing of information on the movement of terrorists across international borders." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1.00
9 2007-314 "Furthermore, we aim to improve passenger screening programs and
techniques, port facility security audits, security management systems and transportation security clearance programs."
0 0 0 0 0 +1 0 +1 0 +0.22
10 2007-318 "We commend the efforts of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and reaffirm our commitment to implement and promote internationally its 40 Recommendations on Money Laundering and nine Special Recommendations on Terror Finance." +1 +1 0 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 +0.78
11 2008-246 "We stress the urgent need for full implementation of existing standards, including Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Special Recommendations VIII and IX, and ask our experts to take steps to share information, evaluate threats, assess new trends and promote implementation and review these efforts next year." 0 -1 -1 +1 -1 -1 -1 +1 +1 -0.22
12 2009-202 "We will intensify our efforts in tackling the widest variety of threats, such as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear terrorism (CBRN), and attacks on critical infrastructure (including critical information infrastructure), sensitive sites, and transportation systems." +1 +1 +1 +1 0 +1 0 +1 +1 +0.78
13 2010-65 "We are committed to further enhancing international cooperation, by strengthening old partnerships and building new ones with governments, multilateral organizations and the private sector." +1 0 +1 +1 0 +1 0 +1 +1 +0.67
14 2010-68 "We underscore our determination to work cooperatively on key challenges, including transportation security, border security and identity integrity, preventing chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological terrorism, combating terrorism financing, countering violent extremism, radicalization leading to violence, and recruitment." +1 0 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +0.89
15 2010-70 "We will seek to build closer cooperation among relevant G8 partner programs to make our effort to address terrorism and related security threats more coherent and effective." +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +1 0 0 +0.78
16 2011-145 "We stand ready to assist the countries affected by this scourge in building their own capacities to fight terrorism and terrorist groups." +1 0 0 +1 0 +1 +1 +1 0 +0.56
17 2013-171 We support efforts to dismantle the terrorist safe haven in northern Mali." +1 +1 +1 0 0 0 +1 +1 +1 +0.67
18 2013-172 We support the swift deployment of a UN stabilisation force in Mali +1 +1 +1 +1 0 0 +1 +1 +1 +0.78
19 2013-178 "We will also support multinational efforts, including the EU Training Missions in Mali and Somalia, and welcome the establishment of the International Institute of Justice and Rule of Law in Tunisia." 0 0 0 0 -1 -1 -1 0 0 -0.33
20 2013-183 We are also dedicated to enhancing cooperation to tackle the escalating risks of recruitment and radicalisation, including through providing support to vulnerable communities, and building capacity to counter violent extremism. +1 +1 0 +1 -1 +1 +1 +1 +1 +0.67
 
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