CGCC and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) hosted this meeting at ISESCO headquarters in Rabat focused on implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in North Africa. The meeting examined enhancing counterterrorism-related cooperation within North Africa and between the region and external partners such as the United Nations. Participants included representatives from states in the region, the United Nations, and relevant regional and nongovernmental organizations.
The meeting built on recommendations made at a November 2007 conference in Tunisia held by ISESCO, the United Nations, the Organization of the Islamic Conference, and the Tunisian government on the dimensions, threats, and countermeasures of terrorism.
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