money laundering

The Council of Europe is pursuing a comprehensive approach against money laundering and the financing of terrorism by setting standards in the form of Conventions and recommendations, by monitoring compliance not only with Council of Europe standards but also those of the Financial Action Task Force and other relevant international instruments, and by supporting their implementation through technical cooperation projects.


Standards


Council of Europe Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime and on the Financing of Terrorism [CETS 198]

Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime [CETS 141]

See also the standards and initiatives of other international organisations and mechanisms

Monitoring


Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism  (MONEYVAL)


Projects


The Council of Europe is supporting countries in the implementation of Council of Europe and other international standards and in the follow-up to MONEYVAL recommendations through technical cooperation projects.
 
COMPLETED PROJECTS

MOLI-RU-2 Russia
MOLI Projects
MOLICO Moldova
MOLI-UA-2
PACO Moldova
PACO Serbia

 
REPORT
The role of technical assistance in development of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing systems