This training was organized jointly with the International Training and Methodological Center for Financial Monitoring of the Russian Federation with involvement of experts from the Federal Service of Financial Monitoring of the Russian Federation, MONEYVAL, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Association of Money Transfer Participants and Electronic Money of the Russian Federation.
The training objective was to strengthen the capacity of various groups of officials involved in the implementation at the national level of revised AML/CFT/PWMDFP international standards responsible for the NRA process and coordination of activities related to collection and organization of data collection for experts-appraisers.
Within the framework of the program, on February 12, a part of the training was held, aimed at representatives of the Financial Monitoring Department under the National Bank of Tajikistan and law enforcement agencies. The representatives of the Supreme Court, Prosecutor General's Office, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Agency for State Financial Control and Fight against Corruption, Agency for Drug Control under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan have attended the event. In the context of recommendations of the FATF, issues related to competence of law enforcement bodies were discussed.
Also, on February 13, the training was held for representatives of supervisory bodies, including specialized divisions of the National Bank of Tajikistan (Banking Supervision Department, Insurance Supervision Management), Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and Communications Service under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan. International experts have provided detailed information on mechanisms for demonstrating effectiveness of the AML/CFT/PWMDFP system in the context of supervisory activities for reporting entities.
At the end of the training, parties have noted the fruitful cooperation and expressed the hope that this event will assist in enhancing the AML/CFT/PWMDFP staff capacity. It should be noted that the designated event is the result of bilateral cooperation between the Financial Monitoring Department (National Bank of Tajikistan) and ITMCFM as well as a number of organizations attracted by the ITMCFM.