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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First GCTF Regional Expert Meeting on the Policy Toolkit on the Zurich-London Recommendations on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism Online

First GCTF Regional Expert Meeting on the Policy Toolkit on the Zurich-London Recommendations on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism Online

6 March 2019

THE HAGUE - the Netherlands - The first GCTF Regional Expert Meeting on the Policy Toolkit on the Zurich-London Recommendations on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism Online was hosted by Initiative Co-Leads, Australia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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Capacity-Building in the East Africa Region Working Group - Second Plenary Meeting

Capacity-Building in the East Africa Region Working Group - Second Plenary Meeting

20 February 2019

NAIROBI - Kenya - The Second Plenary Meeting of the Capacity-Building in the East Africa Region Working Group was hosted by Working Group Co-Chairs, Egypt and the European Union.

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

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

7-8 February 2019

VALLETTA - Malta - The Second Expert Meeting on the Development of a Memorandum on the Use of Rule of Law-Based Administrative Measures in a Counterterrorism Context was hosted by CJ-RoL Working Group Co-Chairs, Nigeria and Switzerland.

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Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Group - Plenary Meeting

Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Group - Plenary Meeting

6 February 2019

VALLETTA - Malta - The Plenary Meeting of the Criminal Justice and Rule of Law (CJ-RoL) Working Group was hosted by Working Group Co-Chairs, Nigeria and Switzerland.

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Initiative to Counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Threats - Second Regional Workshop

Initiative to Counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Threats - Second Regional Workshop

30 January 2019

AMMAN - Jordan - The Co-Leads of the GCTF Initiative to Counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Threats, Germany and the United States, co-chaired the Second Regional Workshop in Amman, Jordan, on 30 January 2019.

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