Action against Economic Crime in the Republic of North Macedonia
01 Sep 2020 12:08:00Skopje 1 September 2020
Macedonian whistleblowing legislation was subject to an in-depth discussion in order to...
04 Jun 2020 20:31:00North Macedonia 3 June 2020
The Council of Europe/European Union Horizontal Facility II Action against Economic Crime in...
15 Nov 2019 11:48:00
Horizontal Facility Action against Economic Crime in North Macedonia supports the annual regional meeting of FIUsOhrid 3 - 4 October 2019
Heads of Financial Intelligence Units and representatives from 10 countries from the Western...
15 Nov 2019 11:40:00Skopje 15 - 17 October 2019
Over forty representatives of the public and private sector gathered in Skopje to jointly analyse...
15 Nov 2019 11:33:00
National Coordination Centre representatives trained on IBM I2 Analyst Notebook in North Macedonia by the Action against Economic CrimeSkopje 28 October 2019
Fifteen representatives of different institutions, most of them seconded to the National...
The Action Against Economic Crime in the Republic of North Macedonia (HFII - AEC-MKD) aims at strengthening anti-corruption and anti-money laundering and countering terrorist financing regimes and thus seeks to increase trust in the rule of law and democracy in North Macedonia by. The Action will support the authorities in the effective implementation of the recent key recommendations of the monitoring bodies of the Council of Europe - Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL) and Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) and to contribute to tailored reform processes in the country.
Main beneficiaries of the Action are institutions/bodies involved in countering and preventing corruption, money laundering and financing of terrorism.
This Action is part of the Council of Europe/European Union "Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey II
Improved legal and operational framework on preventing and combating corruption;
Strengthened and more efficient Asset Recovery Framework;
Enhanced anti-money laundering and terrorist financing prevention mechanisms.
Duration: 36 months (May 2019 – May 2022)
Beneficiaries/Partners: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey
Funding: The European Union and the Council of Europe
Budget: 775 000 EUR
*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.