Common projects with the OSCE Programme Office in Astana, 2016

In 2016 the Financial Monitoring Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter Committee) and OSCE Programme Office in Astana continue advanced training of people working in the Committee, subjects of financial monitoring, representatives of law enforcement and government agencies, who are responsible for AML/CFT.

Some large projects with one common goal were executed during the year, namely systematization of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in AML/CFT. Taking into account that AML/CFT system in Kazakhstan is young, the emphasis was put on seminars, round tables and training courses, aimed at exchange of experience, opinions and approaches for all members of AML/CFT.

Five meetings were held. The theme - to find financing of terrorism with help of the money transfer systems, comply with the legislation in the sphere of AML/CFT legislation, to freeze and recover assets overseas.

The international experts of Belgium, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, Canada, Lithuania, Russia, USA and Ukraine were invited as speakers.

The subjects of the meetings were topical. Participants appreciated information and practical value of the projects.

Work on improvement of skills and experience of participants of the financial monitoring system of Kazakhstan will be continued next year. It is planned to publish method books for subjects of financial monitoring.

Committee on financial monitoring of the Ministry of finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan (15.12.2016)



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