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 Canada and Morocco.

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Ministerial Statements from the Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

Please see below the Ministerial Statements of GCTF Members, GCTF-Inspired Institutions and the United Nations delivered at the Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting held in New York, United States on 25 September 2019:

Handover of GCTF Co-Chairmanship

The Tenth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting marks the end of two consecutive mandates of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Kingdom of the Netherlands as Co-Chairs of the GCTF. Canada and Morocco will take over the Co-Chairmanship for the upcoming two years.

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Initiative to Address Homegrown Terrorism Good Practices - Review Meeting

Initiative to Address Homegrown Terrorism Good Practices - Review Meeting

25 June 2018

Monday 25 June 2018

The meeting brought together 51 government and multilateral organization representatives from 18 countries and six organizations to review and discuss the first draft Rabat - Washington Good Practices on the Prevention, Detection, Intervention and Response to Homegrown Terrorism. The Good Practices document aims to support practitioners and policy makers to address homegrown terrorism and focuses on concrete measures to effectively tackle underlying issues in a coordinated manner.