Topic - Global Counter Terrorism Forum

The Global Counterterrorism Forum is a consortium of nations including emerging economies such as India, China, Russia and 11 Muslim countries along with the European Union. It was launched by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on 22 September 2011. GCTF is a major initiative to build an international architecture for dealing with 21st-century terrorism. It intended to provide a unique platform for senior counterterrorism policymakers and experts from around the world to work together to identify urgent needs, devise solutions and mobilize resources for addressing key counterterrorism challenges. - Source: Wikipedia

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