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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Pictures of the GCTF Seventh Ministerial Plenary

Pictures of the GCTF Seventh Ministerial Plenary

21 September 2016

New York - United States - Click here to see a gallery of pictures taken during the Seventh Ministerial Plenary held on 20 September 2016.

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Tenth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

Tenth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

19 September 2016

NEW YORK - United States - On 19 September 2016, the Tenth GCTF Coordinating Committee convened in New York, the first held under the Co-Chairmanship of Morocco and the Netherlands.

 

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Horn of Africa Capacity Building Working Group - Plenary Meeting

Horn of Africa Capacity Building Working Group - Plenary Meeting

2 June 2016

DJIBOUTI CITY - Djibouti - The GCTF’s Horn of Africa (HOA) Capacity Building Working Group’s Fifth Plenary Meeting convened in Djibouti City, Djibouti, on 2 June 2016.

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UN Counter-Terrorism Centre – GCTF Border Security Initiative - Second Regional Workshop on the Horn of Africa

UN Counter-Terrorism Centre – GCTF Border Security Initiative - Second Regional Workshop on the Horn of Africa

29-30 May 2016

DJIBOUTI CITY - Djibouti - Under the auspices of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) – GCTF Border Security Initiative (BSI), the Government of Djibouti hosted the second regional workshop on the Horn of Africa, on 29-30 May 2016, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. 

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Workshop on Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters (RFTFs)

Workshop on Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters (RFTFs)

26 May 2016

TURIN - Italy - The GCTF’s Detention and Reintegration and Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Groups and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) teamed up with experts in Turin to discuss the ways forward on the rehabilitation and reintegration of returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters (RFTFs).

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