06 April, 2018
On April 06, 2018, a Regional Expert Workshop was held in CARICC (Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan), where the CARICC Regional Programme for the System-Wide Fight Against Organized Drug-Related Crime by Weakening its Financial Resources was launched.
The above-mentioned workhop was attended by representatives of national coordinating authorities (NCAs) and financial intelligence units (FIUs) of CARICC member states, experts from the Eurasian Group for Countering Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG), the European Union (Lithuania and Poland), as well as CARICC leadership and staff.
As part of this event, the current situation in the CARICC member states, practices in combating money laundering, topical issues of interaction amongst NCAs and FIUs, as well as the needs of CARICC member states in this area were discussed.
Following the results of this workshop, participants recommended relevant priority directions to implement Component 1 of the CARICC Regional Programme for the system-wide fight against organized drug-related crime through the weakening of its financial resources.