“Recent changes in the global counterterrorism landscape include an increasing normative and policy emphasis on terrorism prevention and countering violent extremism and the emergence of new institutions, including the Global Counterterrorism Forum and the UN Counter-Terrorism Centre. These and related changes, which include a growing appreciation of the link between security and development, underscore the United Nations’ comparative advantages as a counterterrorism actor and the advantages of the Strategy as a framework for advancing a balanced and multidimensional response.”