The successful cooperation between the jurisdictions of the Southern Mediterranean and the Council of Europe, which has been initiated and implemented in the first three phases of the South Programme, will continue under South Programme IV (SP IV). SP IV aims at supporting the creation of a common legal space between Europe and the Southern Mediterranean, providing institutional support to democratic governance and independent instances of the region as well as creating and strengthening relevant networks between Europe and the Southern Mediterranean.

As an integral part of the South Programme, SNAC 4 will continue to support the anti-corruption and anti-money laundering / counter-terrorist financing authorities of the promoting implementation of Council of Europe standards in the area of fight against economic crime and possible accession to such instruments; increasing awareness and participation of the civil society, media, and private sector actors in the national anti-corruption reforms; and strengthening regional and international networks in the fields of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering & combatting the financing of terrorism.

SNAC 4 will provide technical assistance to all jurisdictions covered on the regional level through joint and jurisdiction-specific actions pursuing the regional goal.

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Fighting economic crime through inter-institutional cooperation and coordination

14 - 15 June 2022 Rabat, Morocco

On 14-15 June 2022, the Council of Europe organised a regional workshop on “Effective inter-institutional cooperation and coordination in preventing and fighting economic crimes”, in Rabat, Morocco. The aim of the regional event was to raise awareness and promote exchanges between relevant...

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Council of Europe supported enhancement of capacities to enhance transparency of beneficial ownership of legal persons and legal arrangements in the southern Mediterranean

30 March 2022 Online

The Council of Europe supported exchange of experience and evolving trends on the issue of transparency of Beneficial Ownership (BO) of legal persons and legal arrangements in the southern Mediterranean. The regional workshop took place online on 30 March 2022 and brought together representatives...

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Enhancing capacities for financial investigations of corruption, money laundering and financing of terrorism in the Southern Mediterranean

2 - 3 February 2022 Online

The Council of Europe, within the joint EU / Council of Europe Programme “Regional Support to Reinforce Human Rights, Rule of Law and Democracy in the Southern Mediterranean” (South Programme IV) conducted a two-day regional training on financial investigations of corruption, money laundering and...

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