Success Stories from the Global GCTF Community

This new section highlights the impact of the GCTF’s activities, including how and where GCTF resources—good practices, recommendations, tools and manuals—are used. The GCTF has developed these resources for policymakers and practitioners to inform their own work. This includes all levels government, international, regional and local institutions, civil society organizations, and the private sector. You will find examples of how the global GCTF community is making practical use of the GCTF’s outputs.

Healing in the prisons of Mali

Healing in the prisons of Mali
In Mali, GCERF, a GCTF Inspired Institution, supports the creation of community structures to resolve conflicts, generates economic opportunities through cooperatives, and works on the reintegration and socialization of prisoners. This story demonstrates the role of art in healing trauma and encouraging self-expression. Read more »

Mentoring to prevent radicalization in Nigeria

Mentoring to prevent radicalization in Nigeria
Since 2016, GCERF, a GCTF Inspired Institution, has been funding community initiatives in Nigeria. This includes supporting conflict resolution programing providing tangible skills for social and economic advancement. Tersoo’s story demonstrates the value of mentorship in creating a new path outside of violence. Read more »

Promoting Effective Civil-Military Cooperation

Promoting Effective Civil-Military Cooperation

GCTF resources could have a wide range of applications, including in the military domain. NATO has made practical use of GCTF documents on battlefield evidence, countering unmanned aerial systems, and border security management.

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What does multilateral CT cooperation look like?

What does multilateral CT cooperation look like?

During the 2021 Counter-Terrorism Week, the Global Counterterrorism Forum and the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact hosted a side event to highlight how they work together to identify shared priorities, to exchange information, and to mobilize expertise and resources to address the scourge of terrorism worldwide.                                                                          

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From Syria to Tunisia: Aziz Returns Home

From Syria to Tunisia: Aziz Returns Home

As Aziz* returns home from Syria, he tries to cope with his father’s death and his mother’s imprisonment. Hedayah, a GCTF Inspired Institution, works with the Tunisian government to support children like Aziz in managing the trauma of exposure to violent extremism and safely reintegrating children back into society.

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