ITMCFM experts participated in the III Session entitled “Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism” during the 9th International Research-to-Practice Conference of Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
In his report, Ivan Yakovlev, Chief Specialist of Project Implementation Department of ITMCFM, shared insights into the Center’s experience in international educational collaboration aimed at enhancing national anti-money laundering systems:
«One of ITMCFM’s primary objectives is to educate specialists capable of effectively combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism. Competent professionals play a crucial role in the AML/CFT system; hence, education and continuous knowledge enhancement are pivotal for the system’s effectiveness».
Additionally, a presentation highlighted the progress of the Association of Financial Intelligence Training Centers, a project currently in the conceptualization and development phase. The project group, comprised of representatives from FIUs, educational centers, and INI member universities in India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, is actively working on this initiative. The project group’s latest achievements will be showcased at the upcoming 39th EAG Plenary Meeting in December 2023.