Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP) - Romania
Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risk Compliance: Implementing a National Mechanism to Assess and Manage Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risks in Romania
Within the framework of the 2020 CoE/EU Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP) envelope, the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division is assisting Romanian authorities with enhancing national AML/CFT framework to ensure effective mitigation of money laundering and terrorism financing risks. The project begun on 29 June 2020, and will last for 24 months. Through tailored activities, the project seeks to contribute to:
- A nation-wide assessment of AML/CFT risks;
- Putting in place appropriate AML/CFT risk mitigation mechanisms.
Areas of specific focus include conduct of a National ML/TF Risk Assessment (NRA), development of the NRA Action Plan, training and guidance on implementation of the Action Plan measures, high-risk sectoral risk assessments, and regulation of virtual assets and virtual assets service providers.
The total project budget 723,674.95 Euros.
Training of Romanian stakeholders on the risk assessment process pursuant to the Council of Europe AML/CFT National Risk Assessment Methodology
On the 4th of September, the Council of Europe’s Economic Crime and Cooperation Division conducted an on-line training for Romanian government officials, private and NPO sector representatives on how to assess money laundering and terrorist financing risks pursuant to the CoE AML/CFT National...
The 2020 CoE/EU Structural Reform Support Programme initiative for Romania was launched on 15 July 2020, through a virtual kick-off meeting of the project Steering Committee. The meeting was opened by Messrs Daniel - Marius Staicu, President of the National Office for Prevention and Control of...