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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Reintegration & resocialization: a mother’s story

Reintegration & resocialization: a mother’s story

In Kosovo, GCERF, a GCTF Inspired Institution, supports returnees from conflicts abroad—and their families—to reintegrate into their communities. One mother of five shares her experience.

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UNODC: FTF Manual for MENA Judicial Training

UNODC: FTF Manual for MENA Judicial Training

The UNODC Terrorism Prevention Branch developed an FTF Manual for criminal justice and crime prevention practitioners in the MENA region. Building on GCTF resources, it analyzes the FTF threat, related international frameworks and online investigations, and could be added to existing or new training curricula, courses and technical assistance programs.                        

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Psychology in Rehabilitation & Reintegration

Psychology in Rehabilitation & Reintegration

This interactive infographic highlights the important role of psychologists in reintegrating and rehabilitating terrorists and radicalized individuals. The infographic features responsive elements that reveal more information when you click on them.

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Overcoming Trauma and Becoming a Peace Champion

Overcoming Trauma and Becoming a Peace Champion

In Kenya, GCERF, a GCTF Inspired Institution, supports safe spaces for women to overcome trauma. This story follows a woman who overcame accusations of terrorism and became a peace champion in her community.               

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