The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) is an international forum of 29 countries and the European Union with an overarching mission of reducing the vulnerability of people worldwide to terrorism by preventing, combating, and prosecuting terrorist acts and countering incitement and recruitment to terrorism.

Our forum brings together experts and practitioners from countries and regions around the world to share experiences and expertise, and develop tools and strategies on how to counter the evolving terrorist threat. The GCTF is Co-Chaired by Morocco and the Netherlands.

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Focus points

  • Criminal Justice and the Rule of Law
  • Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) 
  • Detention and Reintegration 
  • Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) 
  • Capacity-building in the East Africa Region
  • Capacity-building in the West Africa Region 

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Initiative to Address the Life Cycle of Radicalization

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Eighth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

Eighth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

On 20 September 2017, the Eighth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting was co-chaired by Morocco and the Netherlands...

 

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GCTF Ministerial Statement

NEW YORK - Today, at the Eighth GCTF Ministerial Plenary, Ministers have renewed their commitment and common efforts in the GCTF Ministerial Statement

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Twelfth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

Twelfth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

On 18 September 2017, the Twelfth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting convened in New York... 

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Eighth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

Eighth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

On 20 September 2017, the GCTF Co-Chairs, Morocco and the Netherlands, will host the Eighth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting... 

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Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) Working Group Plenary Meeting

Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) Working Group Plenary Meeting

The FTF Working Group Plenary Meeting discussed the merits of information sharing and the provisions that need to be in place to this end... Read more »
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