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The Regional Forum of Experts on Launching the Regional Assessment Project for Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks in the Middle East and North Africa Region
Published Date
30 Dec 2022

MENAFATF, UNOCT/UNCCT, and ANRF (Autorité Nationale de Renseignement Financier), held an expert forum meeting on the launch of the Regional ML/TF Risk Assessment Project in MENA Region, on the sidelines of the thirty-fifth MENAFATF plenary meeting, in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, on November 23, 2022, from 9 am to 5 pm. This meeting is considered a starting point for the project, which comes in line with the Kingdom of Morocco’s 2022 MENAFATF Presidency Priorities. The project aims to highlight threats and weaknesses in the region in order to address them and develop regional plans and policies to confront and mitigate them. A number of counterpart regional organizations and a number of member states and observers participated in presenting their experiences, including GAFILAT, ESAMMLG, AUSTRAC, KSA, Palestine, Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia.