Training course on countering terrorist financing takes place in Turkmenistan

The online training was hosted by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in partnership with OSCE.

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, together with OSCE, conducted an online training course on countering terrorist financing in the capital of Turkmenistan. The event was held on June 1-3. It was reported to by the OSCE press service

The course was attended by 18 experts and practitioners from the financial monitoring service of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of National Security, and the prosecutor's office of the country. 

The participants of the training discussed the basic methods for eliminating terrorist networks and recovering the proceeds of crime. They put special attention to technical assistance and ways to improve the effectiveness of national anti-money laundering efforts. In addition, OSCE members demonstrated to participants the basic measures to counter transnational organized crime. 

The main goal of the seminar was to increase the compliance of Turkmenistan with international standards, in particular the UN Security Council resolution 2462 (2019), as well as the FATF’s regulations. 

To date, the fight against terrorist financing is of strategic importance within comprehensive cooperation between Turkmenistan and the UN. The legal framework in this area is defined and established in the Law “On combating the legalization of proceeds from crime and terrorist financing”, adopted on August 18, 2015.

04 июн 2020, 15:54
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