CT-MORSE benefits from the ongoing support by its partners.
The Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) was established by UNSC resolution 1373 (2001) which requested counties to implement a number of measures, including; Criminalise the financing of terrorism, freeze any funds related to persons involved in acts of terrorism; share information and cooperation with other governments in the investigation, detection, arrest, extradiction and prosecution of terrorist acts, and others.
The Executive Directorate was established to assist CTC’s work in 2004 under resolution 1535, and declared operational in December 2005. Its mandate has been extended until the end of 2017 by UNSC resolution S/RES/2129 in 2013. The CTED carries out policy decisions of the Committee, conducts expert assessments of member states and facilitates counter-terrorism technical assistance to countries.
Officially launched in September 2011, the GCTF in a venue for national counterterrorism (CT) officials and practicioners to meet their counterparts from key countries in different regions to share experiences, expertise, strategies, best practices etc. Another core objective of the Forum is to support the implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy around the globe. The GCTF covers a wide range of overachring issues, such as: addressing the “foreign terrorist fighters” problem; supporting multi-sectoral approaches to countering violent extremism, including community engagement and community-oriented policing; and developing a worldwide network of civilian CT practitioners. It also published a range of good practice memorandi on these different issues.
The World Leadership Alliance – Club de Madrid is a forum of democratic former presidents and prime ministers from around the world. The Club was launched following the Conference on Democratic Transition and Consolidation (CDTC), held in Madrid in October 2001. The forum partners with government, inter-governmental organisations, civil society, scholars and the business world in order to build bridges and share experience and expertise. Its programmes include Next Generation Democrcy, Democracy, Security and Terrorism and Energy and Climate Change, amongst others.
In December 2012, during a GCTF meeting, the Foreign Minister of the UAE, HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, announce the official launch of Hedayah. The centre was established as a think tank to serve as an international institution for training, dialogue, collaboration and research to counter violent extremism, in support of long-term, global efforts to prevent and counter terrorism. Its mandate focuses on three core areas: Dialogue and Collaboration; Training and Capacity Building; and Research and Analysis.
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, GCERF is a public-private partnership established to serve as a global effort to support local, community-level initiatives aimed at strengthening resilience against violent extremist agendas. A range of different projects currently are implemented in Bangladesh, Mali and Nigeria with plans to extend programmes to and grant making to Kenya, Kosovo and Myanmar in 2016.
The CRP is a programme funded by the European Union and its partners and represents a concerted effort to staunch the flow of illicit goods and facilitate communication and cooperation of criminal investigators and prosecutors since 2009. Its main focus is on transnational organised crime and drug trafficking in Latin America, the Carribean, West Africa, and Europe. The Programme has seven projects targeting different issues in these regions, coordinated and supported by an eight project, the Cocaine Route Monitoring and Support Project (CORMS).