About the GCTF

The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) is an informal, apolitical, multilateral counterterrorism platform. It is small, nimble, inclusive, and consensus-based. Its overarching mission is to reduce the vulnerability of people worldwide to terrorism by mobilizing expertise and resources to prevent, combat, and prosecute terrorist acts and counter incitement and recruitment to terrorism. 

The Forum brings together policymakers and practitioners from around the world to share experiences and expertise, and to develop practical, publicly available tools and strategies on how to prevent and counter the evolving terrorist threat. The GCTF is currently co-chaired by Canada and Morocco. 

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The four stages of the foreign terrorist fighter (FTF) phenomenon

The four stages of the foreign terrorist fighter (FTF) phenomenon

This video is intended for policymakers and practitioners who are interested in exploring a more effective response to ForeignTerrorist Fighters. 

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A more effective response to the foreign terrorist fighters (FTF) phenomenon

A more effective response to the foreign terrorist fighters (FTF) phenomenon

This video is intended for policymakers and practitioners who are interested in exploring a more effective response to ForeignTerrorist Fighters. 

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