EAG Secretariat

EAG Secretariat
  • The Secretariat is a permanent working body of the EAG. In its activities the Secretariat is guided by the EAG Agreement of 16 June 2011, the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism on the conditions of its stay on the territory of the Russian Federation of 14 February 2012, and the Regulations on the EAG Secretariat.

    The Secretariat is formed from the citizens of the EAG Member States.

    The location of the Secretariat is Moscow (Russian Federation). The Secretariat has legal rights on the territory of the Russian Federation.

    The Secretariat is accountable to the Plenary Meeting and fulfils the following functions:

    • It is a depository of documents adopted by the EAG;
    • It ensures the activities of the Plenary Meeting and Working Groups, as well as the organisation and conduct of other events;
    • It organises implementation of the decisions of the Plenary Meetings;
    • It ensures interaction with Member States, observers, other countries and international organisations;
    • It participates and represents EAG interests in Plenary Meetings, Working Group meetings and other events held within the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), FATF-Style Regional Bodies (FSRB), as well as other international organisations and groups;
    • It provides information support of the EAG activity;
    • It carries out financial and economic activities for EAG purposes;
    • Within the limits of its authority, it performs other functions.

    The Secretariat carries out its financial and economic activities as an independent legal entity, has settlement and other accounts in credit organisations, assigned property, a seal with full name and other requisites of an independent institution.