Tbilisi, Georgia, 19 May 2017: Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, organises a workshop for the members of the AML/CFT Inter-Agency Council for the Development and Coordination of Implementation of the Strategy and Action Plan for Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.
The purpose of the workshop is to present the findings of the CoE expert following the review of the data gathered to date by Georgian authorities for the purpose of the National Anti-Money Laundering/Countering Financing of Terrorism Risk Assessment (NRA), and to discuss the needs and parameters for additional data collection. The event also provides an opportunity to discuss and agree on plan of actions and timeframe for finalisation of the NRA process. The members of the AML/CFT Interagency Council Working Group are also to receive guidance from the CoE expert about the overall NRA report outline.
The workshop is part of the Council of Europe’s technical assistance to the Georgian authorities to facilitate the country’s first National Anti-Money Laundering/Countering Financing of Terrorism Risk Assessment, and is organised within the framework of the Council of Europe and the European Union Partnership for Good Governance Project “Combating money laundering and terrorist financing in Georgia”.