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6th MENAFATF Assessors Training Course, 4 - 8 October 2015, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Published Date
12 Oct 2015

In collaboration with the Anti-Money Laundering and Suspicious Cases Unit (AMLSCU) - United Arab Emirates and the Asia Pacific Group (APG) and the World Bank (WB), MENAFATF held its “Sixth Assessors Training Course”, with a participation of speakers from the WB and APG, during the period from 4th to 8th October 2015, at the Central Bank of United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

This course is highly important for MENAFATF countries as it aims to training a limited number of experts (who have met specific criteria) to be qualified to evaluate anti money laundering and counter terrorism financing systems and its effectiveness, and to measure compliance of these systems with the FATF Standards of 2012 (by using the FATF methodology of evaluation 2013). This workshop targeted experts from various professional backgrounds (law, financial, and law enforcement) from the MENA region.

31 Professionals from a number of MENAFATF and APG member countries received the training at this course including: Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt, Qatar, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Morocco, Palestine, India and the APG Secretariate.