The Administrative Unit of the Global Counter Terrorism Forum (GCTF) transitions to The Hague

Published 12 May 2015

The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) – The Hague will take over the steering and running of the GCTF Administrative Unit.The transition of this Unit from Washington, DC to The Hague will take place in the period July-December 2015. The Unit will be fully operational from 1 January 2016.

The Netherlands' proposal submitted to the Coordinating Committee of the GCTF to host this Unit within the ICCT was accepted and unanimously adopted at the recent, 7th meeting of the GCTF Coordinating Committee held in Doha, Qatar, on 6-7 May 2015.

The Administrative Unit, which focuses on providing a coordination and support function for the GCTF, enabling the members to drive the agenda of the Forum’s activities. It will undergo a modest expansion to meet the increasing demands from GCTF members for enhanced capabilities.

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