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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Capacity-building in the West Africa Region Working Group - Workshop on Police Cooperation

Capacity-building in the West Africa Region Working Group - Workshop on Police Cooperation

29 November 2018

ALGIERS - Algeria - The Workshop on Police Cooperation was hosted by Working Group Co-Chairs, Algeria and Canada, following the Working Group's Second Plenary Meeting. 

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Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Group - Expert Meeting on the Development of a Memorandum on the Use of Rule of Law-Based Administrative Measures in a Counterterrorism Context

Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Group - Expert Meeting on the Development of a Memorandum on the Use of Rule of Law-Based Administrative Measures in a Counterterrorism Context

14-15 November 2018

THE HAGUE - the Netherlands - The Expert Meeting on the Development of a Memorandum on the Use of Rule of Law-Based Administrative Measures in a Counterterrorism Context was co-hosted by CJ-RoL Working Group Co-Chairs, Nigeria and Switzerland, with the support of the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague (ICCT). 

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Countering Violent Extremism Working Group - Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism in Prisons

Countering Violent Extremism Working Group - Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism in Prisons

2-3 October 2018

MARRAKESH - Morocco - Countering Violent Extremism Working Group Co-Chairs, Australia and Indonesia, in collaboration with the Global Center on Cooperative Security (Global Center), hosted a Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism in Prisons.

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Initiative on Improving Capabilities for Detecting and Interdicting Terrorist Travel through Enhanced Terrorist Screening and Information Sharing - Launch Event

Initiative on Improving Capabilities for Detecting and Interdicting Terrorist Travel through Enhanced Terrorist Screening and Information Sharing - Launch Event

27 September 2018

NEW YORK - United States - The Co-Leads of the GCTF Initiative on Improving Capabilities for Detecting and Interdicting Terrorist Travel through Enhanced Terrorist Screening and Information Sharing (“Terrorist Travel Initiative”), Morocco and the United States, co-chaired the Launch Event in New York.

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Ninth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

Ninth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting

27 September 2018

NEW YORK - United States - Today, the Ninth GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting was hosted by Morocco and the Netherlands. Read more »
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