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5th MENAFATF Assessors Training Course, 7 - 11 December 2014, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Published Date
22 Dec 2014

In collaboration with the Anti-Money Laundering and Suspicious Cases Unit (AMLSCU) - United Arab Emirates, MENAFATF held its “Fifth Assessors Training Course”, with a participation of speakers from Financial Action Task Force (FATF), World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF), during the period from 7th to 11th December 2014, 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) on evaluating anti money laundering and counter terrorism financing systems and its effectiveness, 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. 

23 Professionals from a number of MENAFATF member countries received the training at this course including: (Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt and Morocco).