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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Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Group - Fifth Plenary Meeting

Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Group - Fifth Plenary Meeting

16 January 2017

Monday 16 January 2017

Participants reviewed the Working Group’s progress since the fourth plenary meeting and assessed priorities for the remaining months of the work plan and the current co-chairs’ mandate, including opportunities for collaboration with the other GCTF Working Groups.

Participants discussed key tools developed by the CJ-ROL Working Group, national efforts by members and capacity building efforts to assists other States to implement Good Practice #6 of the GCTF Rabat Memorandum on Good Practices for Effective Counterterrorism Practice in the Criminal Justice Sectorregarding the use and protection of intelligence in terrorism related investigations and prosecutions. Furthermore, GCTF members and partners described and discussed examples of successful models and continuing problems of effective inter-agency and international cooperation and collaboration and criminal justice issues impacting juveniles in the counterterrorism context.


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