The Directorate of Counter-Terrorism and Anti-Violence (DCTAV) is a research directorate for the creation, collation, and dissemination of information and skills relating to the legal and human rights aspects of counter-terrorism. DCTAV’s work focuses on preventing and countering the violent extremism that leads to terrorism, and on the human rights and legal aspects of counter-terrorism measures. DCTAV brings together academics, policymakers, and professionals from a variety of fields and encourages them to collaborate in a mutual exchange of experiences and expertise