Technical Support Instrument (TSI) Project on: “Strengthening of Estonian anti-money laundering framework”

Within the framework of the 2021 Council of Europe/EU Technical Support Instrument (TSI) envelope, the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division is assisting Estonian authorities to enhance the effectiveness of the AML/CFT framework, to ensure that the Estonian financial system is stable and not subject to illegal activities. The project begun on 18 June 2021 and will last for 24 months. Through tailored activities, the project seeks to contribute to:

  • Enhancing the legal framework for the functioning of the FIU;
  • Strengthening capacities of the FIU to produce strategic analysis reports and detect ML/TF trends and patterns.

Areas of specific focus include the review of the legal framework relevant for the functioning of the FIU, development of operational protocol for the strategic analysis function, guidance on different solutions for the strategic analysis function and for the development of an IT tool.

The total project budget is 388,889 Euros. The project is co-funded by the European Union via the Technical Support Instrument and Council of Europe and is and implemented by the Council of Europe (Economic Crime and Cooperation Division), in cooperation with the European Commission.

 More information on the cooperation between the EC DG REFORM and the Council of Europe can be found here.

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Towards a stronger FIU Strategic Analysis Function in Estonia

15 December 2023 Online

The Council of Europe continues to support the Estonian FIU in its efforts to enhance its Strategic Analysis Function, through different complementary activities, including guidance and capacity-building of key staff, technical advice on IT solutions, and reviews and recommendations on the...

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Estonian FIU learns new strategic analysis tools and practices at the Polish FIU

23 - 24 November 2023 Warsaw, Poland

In the framework of the joint EU and Council of Europe Technical Support Instrument (TSI), the Council of Europe’s Economic Crime and Cooperation Division continues to support the Estonian authorities in enhancing the effectiveness of their AML/CFT framework, with special focus on the FIU’s...

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FIUs join in Strategic Analysis Training Course to enhance skills and exchange experiences

06 - 08 November 2023 Tallinn, Estonia

In the framework of the joint Council of Europe and EU Technical Support Instrument (TSI) Projects in the area of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), and upon request from the participating countries, the Council of Europe’s Economic Crime and Cooperation...

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