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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Initiative to Address the Life Cycle of Radicalization

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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 »
Workshop on the Life Cycle Toolkit

Workshop on the Life Cycle Toolkit

The GCTF-George Washington University’s Program on Extremism “Initiative to Address the Lifecycle of Radicalization to Violence Toolkit” practitioner-level workshop... Read more »
Workshop on Integrating Prisons into National Counter-Terrorism Arrangements

Workshop on Integrating Prisons into National Counter-Terrorism Arrangements

The GCTF Detention and Reintegration Working Group’s (DRWG) workshop on “Integrating Prisons into National Counter-Terrorism Arrangements” was hosted by the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC) on 11-12 April 2017, in Semarang, Indonesia... Read more »
Horn of Africa (HOA) Capacity-Building Working Group Sixth Plenary Meeting

Horn of Africa (HOA) Capacity-Building Working Group Sixth Plenary Meeting

GCTF Horn of Africa (HOA) Working Group (WG) Co-Chairs, the European Union and Turkey, convened the Sixth Plenary Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 6 April 2017... Read more »
Workshop on the Role of Law Enforcement in Relation to Preventive Actions to Counter Terrorism

Workshop on the Role of Law Enforcement in Relation to Preventive Actions to Counter Terrorism

Ethiopia - Around 100 participants from law enforcement agencies (LEAs), the judiciary, civil society, international organizations and GCTF Members... Read more »
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