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 Canada and Morocco.

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Ministerial Statements from the Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

Please see below the Ministerial Statements of GCTF Members, GCTF-Inspired Institutions and the United Nations delivered at the Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting held in New York, United States on 25 September 2019:

Handover of GCTF Co-Chairmanship

The Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting marks the end of two consecutive mandates of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Kingdom of the Netherlands as Co-Chairs of the GCTF. Canada and Morocco will take over the Co-Chairmanship for the upcoming two years.

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High-level Side Event on Countering the Financing of Terrorism: Taking Steps Towards the Implementation of UNSCR 2462 (2019) by Maximizing Synergies Between the International and Regional Contexts

High-level Side Event on Countering the Financing of Terrorism: Taking Steps Towards the Implementation of UNSCR 2462 (2019) by Maximizing Synergies Between the International and Regional Contexts

26 September 2019

NEW YORK - United States - Egypt and the European Union (EU), Co-Chairs of the GCTF Capacity-Building in the East Africa Region (EA) Working Group organized a high-level side event on the margins of the UN General Assembly week, jointly with jointly with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and its Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCTC).

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Side Event on the Policy Toolkit on the Zurich-London Recommendations on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism Online

Side Event on the Policy Toolkit on the Zurich-London Recommendations on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism Online

25 September 2019

NEW YORK - United States -  Othe margins of the Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting in New York, Australia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom hosted a side event on the Policy Toolkit on the Zurich-London Recommendations.

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Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

25 September 2019

NEW YORK - United States - GCTF Co-Chairs, Morocco and the Netherlands, hosted the Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting in New York, on 25 September 2019. The Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting marks the end of two consecutive mandates of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Kingdom of the Netherlands as Co-Chairs of the GCTF.

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Threats, Challenges and Resources Related to FTF and Family Repatriations Side Event

Threats, Challenges and Resources Related to FTF and Family Repatriations Side Event

24 September 2019

NEW YORK - United States - The Side Event, hosted by Jordan and the United States, Co-Chairs of the FTF Working Group, aims to focus on the threat and challenges posed by FTF detainees and families in northeast Syria, the experiences and lessons learned by countries that have repatriated FTFs and/or families, including spouses and children, and the resources available to help countries address these challenges. 

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Sixteenth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

Sixteenth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

23 September 2019

NEW YORK - United States - GCTF Co-Chairs, Morocco and the Netherlands, organized the Sixteenth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting in New York on 23 September 2019. 

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