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Plenary meetings

The supreme body of the EAG is the Plenary meeting of the authorized representatives of EAG member states, which is held, as a rule, twice a year.

The Plenary considers the fundamental issues related to the common interests of EAG member-states, defines the strategy, direction and makes decisions of a recommendatory nature, aimed at implementing the goals and objectieves of the EAG.

The Plenary may decide to create Working Groups in charge of separate aspects of EAG activity. The Working Groups shall present reports to the Plenary on issues within their respective terms of reference. The order of formation and competency of the Working Groups is defined by the Plenary meeting.

At the plenary meetings the core results of the EAG activities are resumed alongside the discussion of key achievements in developing and improving national AML/CFT regimes in the EAG member states.

The Plenary meetings are chaired by the EAG Chairman. 


Working Group on Mutual Evaluations and Legal Issues (WGEL)

  • Managing and monitoring of the EAG mutual evaluation and follow-up processes, including cooperation with the FATF, FATF style regional bodies, as well as IMF and the World Bank on mutual evaluation issues;
  • Conducting preliminary discussion of the Mutual evaluation reports (MERs);
  • Identifying priority issues to be discussed by the Plenary, also any issues of inconsistency or interpretation with other MERs, adopted by the EAG, FATF of other assessment bodies (FSRBs/IMF/WB);
  • Discussion of follow-up reports and preparation of recommendations to the Plenary on further measures with regards to the member-states;
  • Coordinating the process to ensure the quality and consistency of the EAG mutual evaluation reports;
  • Organizing and coordinating the evaluator training process on the use of the 2013 Methodology and Methodology, which is adopted in accordance with the FATF 2012 Recommendations, and liaise with interested countries and international organizations to find specialists to participate in the evaluator trainings as trainers and trainees;
  • Analysis of the VTC programs in the EAG member-states;
  • Preparing the EAG documents regulating its activities (excluding documents regulating financial activities of the EAG);
  • Undertaking any other tasks as assigned to it by the EAG Plenary.

Co-Chairs:

  • Mei Jiao (China);
  • German Neglyad (Russia);
  • Chyngyz Kenenbaev (Kyrgyz Republic).

Working Group on Typologies (WGTYP)

  • In accordance with the decisions of the EAG Plenary to collect, process, analyze, develop and provide the publication of materials on typologies to the WGTYP activities;
  • Assist the EAG member-states and coordinate their work during the preparation of materials and typological studies, guidance materials;
  • Interact with the FATF-style regional bodies, observers and other international organizations on typological studies;
  • Consider cases, explanatory notes, questionnaires and reports on typological studies; develop recommendations for their further use;
  • Participate in the preparation and conducting of the typologies workshops;
  • Provide interaction with competent authorities of the EAG member-states, the private sector and experts on typologies research issues;
  • Perform other the errands of the EAG Plenary related to the WGTYP activities.

Co-Chairs

  • Igor Voluevich (Russia).

Working Group on Technical Assistance (WGTA)

  • In conjunction with other EAG Working Groups and international bodies conduct technical needs assessments of EAG members;
  • Interact with concerned states and international bodies – EAG observers and structures making part of the EAG supporting infrastructure, ITMCFM included, in order to coordinate TA provision to the EAG member states;
  • Interact with other concerned states and international bodies in order to coordinate TA provision to the EAG member states;
  • Upon Plenary decisions propose development of educational and training programs on the basis of training needs assessments; 
  • Coordinate and facilitate training events based on TA needs designated in the course of TANA missions and mutual evaluation reports;
  • Coordinate placement of TA data received from the EAG member states and donors on the  Internet-sites of the EAG and relevant international bodies;
  • Coordinate organizing of other educational events and development of training materials as necessary and issues of basic training in AML/CFT sphere;
  • Consider issues on informational exchange development among FIUs of the EAG member states;
  • Coordinate activities of the Expert Group  on the EAG Budget drafting and consider proposals made on results of its meetings related to the financial and budgetary sphere.

Co-Chairs

  • Arda Igembaev (Kazakhstan);
  • Stanislav Smolyar (Russia). 

 

Working Group on Counteraction of Financing Drug Business, Crime and Terrorism (WGCF)

CSDC Section:

  • Carries out generalization of information exchange practice in the sphere of competence and contributes to the organization in the EAG frames;
  • Assist (takes part in the framework of its competence) in organization and conducting of operative and preventive measures in the sphere of counteraction of financing drug business and crime;
  • Conducts the study and summary of best practices in counteraction of financing drug business and crime sphere;
  • Takes part in developing recommendations for the FIUs and competent bodies of the EAG member-states to improve counteraction of financing drug business and crime mechanisms;
  • Takes part in developing evaluation criteria of effectiveness of the Group activities in  counteraction of financing drug business and crime sphere;
  • Organizes and conducts consultations and other explanatory work of counteraction of financing drug business and crime sphere;
  • Takes part in on-site missions on exchanging experience of counteraction of financing drug business and crime sphere;
  • Conducts cooperation with other international organization and states bodies in the sphere of  counteraction of financing drug business and crime;
  • Takes part in analyzing of regulatory acts of the EAG member-states and international organizations in the sphere of counteraction of financing drug business and crime.

Co-Chairs

  • Esendik Musabekov (Kyrgyz Republic);
  • Elena Tikhonova (Russia).

 

CFT Section:

  • Carries out generalization of information exchange practice in the sphere of competence and contributes to the organization in the EAG frames;
  • Assist (takes part in the framework of its competence) in organization and conducting of operative and preventive measures in the sphere of counteraction of terrorism financing;
  • Conducts the study and summary of best practices in counteraction of terrorism financing;
  • Takes part in developing recommendations for the FIUs and competent bodies of the EAG member-states to improve counteraction of terrorism financing mechanisms;
  • Takes part in developing evaluation criteria of effectiveness of the Group activities in  counteraction of terrorism financing sphere;
  • Organizes and conducts consultations and other explanatory work of counteraction of terrorism financing;
  • Takes part in on-site missions on exchanging experience of counteraction of terrorism financing sphere;
  • Conducts cooperation with other international organization and states bodies in the sphere of counteraction of terrorism financing;
  • Takes part in analyzing of regulatory acts of the EAG member-states and international organizations in the sphere of  counteraction of terrorism financing.

Co-Chairs

  • Evgevy Mozgov (Russia);
  • Kemalettin Kolutek (Turkey).

EAG Secretariat

At the Inaugural conference on October 6, 2004 the EAG founding members agreed to set up the EAG Secretariat.

The EAG Secretariat constantly performs administrative and coordinating functions implementing the decisions of the EAG Plenary and Chairman’s assignments.

The EAG Secretariat is headed by the Executive Secretary. Since January 2015, as approved by the XXI EAG Plenary Meeting, Mr. Vladimir Nechaev (Russia) has been appointed the EAG Executive Secretary.

The Secretariat staff is formed by citizens of the EAG Member-states.

Contact information

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Tel.: 7 (495) 950 33 32
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E-mail: info@eurasiangroup.org

 

 

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