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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Eleventh GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

Eleventh GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

9-10 March 2017

Friday 10 March 2017

The Eleventh GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting provided opportunity for the Working Group Co-Chairs and the Co-Leads of GCTF Initiatives to update members on activities conducted in the inter-sessional period and provided an overview for the next steps in the run-up to the Twelfth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting in September 2017.


In addition, GCTF Members broadly supported the proposal regarding a stronger emphasis on the implementation of existing GCTF tools, the thematic Working Groups’ role on further developing expertise on emerging topics, as well as the role of geographical Working Groups as platforms for the implementation of GCTF good practices in a regional context. Members also agreed on the expansion of scope of geographical WGs to facilitate further inclusiveness.