Criminal Justice and Rule of Law

Criminal Justice and Rule of Law (CJ-ROL) Working Group Co-Chaired by Egypt and the United States, the Criminal Justice and Rule of Law (CJ-ROL) Working Group focuses on the critical role played by the criminal justice sector in combating terrorism, and demonstrates the Forum’s commitment to support rule-of-law based and human rights-compliant approaches. 

Working Group initiatives focus on developing and supporting good practices and capacity-building initiatives for an effective and rule of law-based criminal justice sector response to terrorism. Activities are guided by the GCTF’s Rabat Memorandum on Good Practices for Effective Counterterrorism Practice in the Criminal Justice Sector (Rabat Memorandum), other relevant framework documents, and the Working Group’s work plan.

Current areas of focus of the CJ-ROL Working Group are: