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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Third Detention and Reintegration Working Group Plenary Meeting

Third Detention and Reintegration Working Group Plenary Meeting

On 1-2 December 2016, Indonesia hosted the third GCTF Detention and Reintegration (DR) Working Group Plenary Meeting in Batam, Indonesia... Read more »
Sahel Working Group Plenary Meeting

Sahel Working Group Plenary Meeting

The GCTF's Sahel Working Group (SWG) Co-Chairs, Algeria and Canada, organized the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Working Group in Algiers, Algeria, on 28-30 November 2016... Read more »
Countering Violent Extremism Working Group Plenary Meeting

Countering Violent Extremism Working Group Plenary Meeting

The GCTF’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) 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...

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Symposium on Preventing and Countering Terrorists’ Use of the Internet

Symposium on Preventing and Countering Terrorists’ Use of the Internet

On 21 October 2016, the People’s Republic of China hosted the Second Symposium on Preventing and Countering Terrorists’ Use of the Internet (TUI) in Beijing... Read more »
Seventh GCTF Ministerial Meeting adopts Life Cycle Toolkit and Framework Documents

Seventh GCTF Ministerial Meeting adopts Life Cycle Toolkit and Framework Documents

2016 marks the fifth anniversary of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF). On 21 September 2016, the Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco, Mr Nasser Bourita, and Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, Mr Bert Koenders, co-chaired the Seventh Ministerial Plenary Meeting of the GCTF in New York... 

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