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Regional workshop on “Illicit use of Money or Value Transfer Services (MVTS) - Enhancing legislative, regulatory and investigative frameworks”


Regional workshop on “Illicit use of Money or Value Transfer Services (MVTS) - Enhancing legislative, regulatory and investigative frameworks”
(Tehran, 3-5 March 2014)
 
IRIFIU organized a three-day workshop on “Illicit use of Money or Value Transfer Services (MVTS) - Enhancing legislative, regulatory and investigative frameworks” in collaboration with UNODC on 3-5 March 2014 in Espinas Hotel-Tehran.
This three-day workshop was held with the aim of improving and expansion the knowledge of relevant experts and specialists in the field of AML/CFT and devoted to the discussion on the topic of illicit use of Money or Value Transfer Services (MVTS). This regional workshop was attended by international experts from UNODC headquarter Global Program against Money Laundering (GPML), representatives from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan, representatives of Norway and Russia embassies, and also more than 40 national representatives from Customs, General Inspection Organization, Investigation Police, Interpol, Central Bank, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Drug Control Headquarters, Ministry of Justice, Anti-Drug Police, Judiciary and IRIFIU.
This regional workshop was followed by the ninth regional FIU to FIU with the purpose of enhancing regional cooperation, signing the regional/bilateral MOUs in combating money laundering and terrorism financing, facilitating the exchange of information among FIUs in West and Central Asia.
This meeting was a place where all the participants took this opportunity to express their views and exchanges their opinions about AML/CFT matters and to share some case studies related to money laundering. Participants agreed that this workshop was very useful and training programs should be expanded and replicated in the future for other AML/CFT experts.

 
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