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International Conference on Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

As part of its activities under the Project “Combating money laundering and terrorist financing in Georgia” the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, is organizing on 25 September 2015 a one-day Conference on Combating money laundering and terrorist financing.

The Council of Europe will also use this opportunity to launch its Project in Georgia. The Conference will take place in the Rooms Hotel Tbilisi and will gather national and international experts in the field.

The discussion will focus on national risk assessments and the role of supervisory bodies in implementation of anti-money laundering/counter terrorist financing legislation. Mr Nodar Khaduri, Minister of Finance of Georgia will open the Conference, alongside Council of Europe and European Union officials.

The Project on “Combating money laundering and terrorist financing in Georgia” is part of the wider CoE/EU Eastern Partnership Programmatic Cooperation Framework (PCF) support to Eastern Partnership countries and is one of the five projects dealing with corruption and money laundering/terrorist financing issues in the Eastern Partnership region.

The Project for Georgia aims at assisting Georgian authorities strengthen capacities of the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing system in Georgia in terms of legislation, institutional framework, skills and operational capabilities, in line with relevant European and international standards. The Project will last until 31 December 2017.