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.

Read more »

GCTF Promotional Video

Initiative on the Protection of Soft Targets in a Counterterrorism Context - Inaugural Meeting

Initiative on the Protection of Soft Targets in a Counterterrorism Context - Inaugural Meeting

8-9 December 2016

ANTALYA - Turkey - The GCTF's Soft Targets Initiative (STI) Co-Leads, Turkey and the United States, chaired the inaugural meeting of the Protection of Soft Targets in a Counterterrorism Context in Antalya held on 8-9 December 2016.

Read more »
Detention and Reintegration Working Group - Third Plenary Meeting

Detention and Reintegration Working Group - Third Plenary Meeting

1-2 December 2016

BATAM - Indonesia - On 1-2 December 2016, Indonesia hosted the GCTF Detention and ReintegrationWorking Group's Third Plenary Meeting in Batam, Indonesia.

Read more »
Sahel Working Group - Fourth Plenary Meeting

Sahel Working Group - Fourth Plenary Meeting

28-30 November 2016

ALGIERS - Algeria - The GCTF's Sahel Working Group Co-Chairs, Algeria and Canada, organized the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Working Group in Algiers, Algeria.

Read more »
Countering Violent Extremism Working Group - Plenary Meeting

Countering Violent Extremism Working Group - Plenary Meeting

7-8 November 2016

ABU DHABI – the United Arab Emirates - The GCTF’s Countering Violent Extremism Working Group Co-Chairs, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Kingdom (UK), organized the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Working Group in Abu Dhabi, on 7-8 November 2016.

Read more »
Symposium on Preventing and Countering Terrorists’ Use of the Internet

Symposium on Preventing and Countering Terrorists’ Use of the Internet

21 October 2016

BEIJING - China - On 21 October 2016, the People’s Republic of China hosted the Second Symposium on Preventing and Countering Terrorists’ Use of the Internet (TUI).

Read more »
First6789101112131415Last