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What is CTF?

CTF stands for “counter-terrorism financing.” It refers to efforts to prevent the financing of terrorism, which can include measures such as tracking and monitoring financial transactions, implementing financial sanctions, and disrupting financial networks that support terrorist activities.

CTF measures are typically implemented by governments and financial institutions, and may involve cooperation with international organizations and other countries. The goal of CTF is to disrupt the flow of funds to terrorist organizations, making it more difficult for them to carry out their activities. This can include measures such as freezing the assets of individuals or organizations suspected of supporting terrorism, and requiring financial institutions to report suspicious transactions.

CTF is a key component of efforts to combat terrorism, as it can help to prevent terrorists from obtaining the funds they need to carry out attacks. It is an important part of the broader framework of measures to counter terrorism and is supported by international conventions and agreements.

This page was last updated on January 3, 2023.