16 October, 2020
On October 9 and 14, 2020 EAG Secretariat representatives took part in the Forum for young specialists in the field of AML/CFT and the forum-workshop for professors of International Network AML/CFT Institute on the topic "Lessons from the pandemic: new realities, new knowledge, and skills" which were held within the framework of the advanced training organized by International Training and Methodology Center for Financial Monitoring. Among the participants were representatives from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
The participants noted the importance of changing the work in higher educational institutions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the organization and conduct of training sessions. They also shared experiences and discussed the online conferencing problems. Attention of participants was paid to information security issues, including influenced on the online conferencing software (ZOOM and others) that doesn’t not guarantee the confidentiality of meetings.
EAG Secretariat shared the practice of organizing Plenary meetings in the format of videoconference, and with young specialists - experience of training and work in the field of AML/CFT.
The International Training and Methodology Centre for Financial Monitoring