National stakeholders discuss results and next actions of anti-money laundering and asset recovery project in Azerbaijan

11 March 2022 Online

The third Steering Committee meeting of the joint project on “Strengthening anti-money laundering and asset recovery in Azerbaijan” took place on 11 March 2022. The project is part of the joint European Union and Council of Europe’s Partnership for Good Governance (PGGII) programme. Members of...

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Azerbaijani law enforcement, judiciary, financial intelligence and other authorities enhance their capacities in asset investigation, seizure and confiscation

26-28 January 2022 Baku, Azerbaijan

Following up on the extensive assessment of the existing legal and institutional framework for asset recovery in Azerbaijan previously conducted by the Project, the Council of Europe organised a three-day scenario-based training course to enhance the capacities of 35 representatives of the...

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Azerbaijani Judges enhance their knowledge on adjudication of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing cases

20-21 December 2021 Videoconference

24 Azerbaijani judges and 1 representative of the judicial staff enhanced their understanding and skills on judicial processing and adjudication of money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) cases as a result of the training “Processing and Adjudicating ML/TF Cases” which took place...

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Azerbaijan develops capacity to assess risks of money laundering and terrorism financing related to legal persons and arrangements

15 December 2021 Videoconference

The Council of Europe continues to accompany the Azerbaijani government in the process of performing their second national risk assessment (NRA) in the area of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT). Previous support provided included a three-day workshop...

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Azerbaijani banks and investment companies learn about money laundering and terrorism financing risks related to virtual assets

6-7 December 2021 Baku, Azerbaijan

In cooperation with the Financial Monitoring Service of Azerbaijan (FMS), the Council of Europe organised a two-day training course for 42 representatives of banks and investment companies, and FMS staff members, to introduce them to key concepts on virtual assets and virtual asset service...

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Trainee Judges in Azerbaijan learn about Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing adjudication

26-27 October 2021 Baku, Azerbaijan

In support to the ongoing training programme for judge candidates of the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan, the Council of Europe organised a two-day course for 41 trainee judges to give them important insights on money laundering and other financial crime concepts, as well as good practices and...

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Taking stock of results and planning next actions of the project on Strengthening Anti-Money Laundering and Asset Recovery in Azerbaijan

16 July 2021 Videoconference

The second Steering Committee meeting of the European Union and the Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance II (PGGII) joint project on strengthening anti-money laundering and asset recovery in Azerbaijan took place on July 16, with 20 representatives from 16 national authorities. The...

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Azerbaijani authorities boost their capacities on anti-corruption and ethics in public service

17 June 2021 Baku

The Council of Europe is dedicated to supporting the Azerbaijani authorities in their efforts to fight corruption, money laundering and to strengthen the rule of law, accountability, and transparency. The Council of Europe’s strong engagement in these areas has been attested by the continued...

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Azerbaijan’s FIU learns about EU member state experience on ultimate beneficial ownership register

4 June 2021 Videoconference

The Project focusing on anti-money laundering and asset recovery actions in Azerbaijan continues to support national authorities in their efforts geared to enhancing beneficial ownership transparency in the country. Previous support provided included an extensive analysis of the relevant...

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National risk assessment process on money laundering/terrorism financing enhanced in Azerbaijan

1-3 June 2021 Videoconference series

The Council of Europe is supporting Azerbaijani authorities in the process of performing their second national risk assessment (NRA) in the area of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT). A three-day workshop (1-3 June 2021) organised by the Economic Crime and...

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