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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Addressing radicalization to terrorist violence

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Experts convene for workshop on rehabilitation and reintegration

Experts convene for workshop on rehabilitation and reintegration

Two Working Groups and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) team up with experts in Turin...

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The role of family is critical in preventing violent extremism

The role of family is critical in preventing violent extremism

How empowering mothers, fathers and siblings may prove pivotal in countering violent extremism...

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Fostering collaboration against the Foreign Terrorist Fighters phenomenon

Fostering collaboration against the Foreign Terrorist Fighters phenomenon

The FTF Working Group convened its annual plenary meeting in Marrakech on 17-18 May. The main topics discussed included ways to address the threat of returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) as well as their possible connections with homegrown terrorists, and Strategic Communications...

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