The EAG’s founders are six states of the Eurasian region that signed the Declaration at the Founding Conference in Moscow in 2004. One year later, Uzbekistan joined the EAG as a member state, followed by Turkmenistan and India five years later. Membership in the EAG is open to other countries of the region which:

  • take active steps to develop and enforce laws in the sphere of AML/CFT in compliance with the FATF 40+9 Recommendations
  • assume the obligation of participating in the EAG mutual evaluation programs, and
  • assume the obligation of actively participating in the plenary meetings and other events of the EAG.

States obtain membership status in the EAG after their application is approved by the Plenary meeting. Membership in a FATF-style regional body, which the EAG is, is a condition for membership in the FATF.

There are nine EAG member states:


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    On participation in the FATF Plenary meeting in Paris The Russian interagency delegation headed by Rosfinmonitoring Director Yu. A. Chikhanchin took part in the Plenary meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on February 18-23, 2018, in Paris.
    Regular meeting of Permanent Interdepartmental Commission on AML / CFT / PMDWD issues On February 20, 2018, a regular meeting of the Permanent Interdepartmental Commission (hereinafter referred to as the Commission) on AML/CFT/PMDWD issues was held in the National Bank of Tajikistan under the leadership of Assistant to the President of the Republic of Tajikistan for Legal Affairs Mr. Vatanzod M.M.
    Preparation for 2nd round of AML/CFT/PWMDFP mutual assessments During the period from 12 to 14 February, 2018, it was hosted a training for competent authorities and representatives of private sector of the Republic of Tajikistan in the National Bank of Tajikistan in preparation for the forthcoming mission of experts of the 2nd round of mutual assessments of the EAG on combating money laundering and terrorism financing.
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