US Countering Violent Extremism Programmes and Initiatives

Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF)

The Global Counter terrorism Forum (GCTF) is composed of a strategic-level Coordinating Committee and five thematic and regional expert-driven working groups focusing on the criminal justice sector and rule of law.

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INTERNATIONAL SECURITY EVENTS GROUP (ISEG)

Under the leadership of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s Major Events Coordination Unit, the International Security Events Group (ISEG) coordinates U.S. government interagency efforts to ensure safety at significant international events, such as the Olympic Games.

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REGIONAL STRATEGIC INITIATIVE (RSI)

Denying terrorists safe havens plays a major role in undermining their capacity to operate effectively and forms a key element of our counterterrorism effort. Terrorists operate without regard to national boundaries.

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TECHNICAL SUPPORT WORKING GROUP (TSWG)

The Technical Support Working Group (TSWG) is an interagency forum that coordinates U.S. government-wide technology development for combating terrorism. By leveraging common initiatives through the TSWG

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TERRORIST SCREENING AND INTERDICTION PROGRAMS (TSI)

US Countering Violent Extremism Programmes and Initiatives With TSI programs disrupt terrorist networks through initiatives that enhance U.S. and our foreign partners’ ability to detect terrorists and secure borders. Bilateral terrorism screening information sharing agreements

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TRANS-SAHARA COUNTERTERRORISM PARTNERSHIP (TSCTP)

Established in 2005, the TSCTP is a U.S. government-funded and implemented multi-faceted, multi-year effort designed to counter violent extremism. The core goals are to enhance the indigenous capacities of governments in the pan-Sahel (Mauritania, Mali, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Burkina Faso)

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PARTNERSHIP FOR REGIONAL EAST AFRICA COUNTERTERRORISM (PREACT)

PREACT, formerly known as the East Africa Regional Strategic Initiative, is the East Africa counterpart to the Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership. First established in 2009, PREACT is a U.S. government-funded and implemented multi-year

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