GCTF Criminal Justice Sector and Rule of Law Working Group Plenary Meeting
The IIJ hosted the Criminal Justice Sector and Rule of Law Working Group Plenary Meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) on 13-14 April. Nearly fifty participants from twenty countries attended. Maltese Minister of Justice Owen Bonnici provided the keynote opening remarks. During the meeting, the participants reviewed their progress over the last two years, assess priorities for the next 24 months, and discussed the overall strategic direction of the Working Group. The Working Group endorsed an IIJ proposal to develop a GCTF good practices memorandum for parliamentarians in the area of terrorism. This parliamentary initiative will be started at the IIJ in May.