Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Group Plenary Meeting
CAIRO - EGYPT – On 16 January 2017, the GCTF's Criminal Justice and
Rule of Law (CJ-ROL) Working Group’s co-chairs, Egypt and the United States,
held the fifth plenary meeting of the Working Group in Cairo, Egypt.
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 Sector, regarding 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.