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Counter-Terrorist Financing Mechanisms and Requirements workshop
Published Date
02 May 2024

The Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force, with generous hosting by the Executive Office to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in the United Arab Emirates, held a workshop on Mechanisms and Requirements for Combating the Financing of Terrorism during the period from March 4–6, 2024. The workshop aimed to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the requirements and standards of the Financial Action Task Force and the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council regarding combating the financing of terrorism and working to raise awareness of the importance of criminalizing the financing of terrorism and the importance of tracking and effective prosecutions of terrorist crimes, in addition to focusing on the importance of implementing targeted financial sanctions on a large scale effectively, and sharing experiences and best practices in the field of combating the financing of terrorism. The workshop also focused on the specialized knowledge, mechanisms, and best practices that the relevant experts need to carry out their responsibilities and perform their tasks in the field of combating the financing of terrorism.