Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa

Groupe Intergouvernemental d'Action contre le Blanchiment d'Argent en Afrique de l'Ouest (GIABA)
Grupo InterGovernamental de Acção contra o Branqueamento de Dinheiro em Africa Ocidental

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URL: http://www.giaba.org/

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Founded

1999-12 Lomé Togo

History

Established Dec 1999, Lomé (Togo), at Summit of F-XD3462 - Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), by the Heads of States and Governments. Original title: Intergovernmental Task Force Against Money Laundering in Africa (ITFMLA). Statutes adopted Dec 2000, Bamako (Mali); revised Jan 2006 to take on the Board Countering the Financing of Terrorism. Recognized as a F-XF3051 - Financial Action Task Force (FATF) - style Regional Body, Jun 2006, and admitted into the FATF as an observer. Became associate member of FATF, Jun 2010.

Aims

Facilitate adoption and implementation of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (CFT) in West Africa.

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Structure

GIABA Ministerial Committee (GMC); Technical Commission; Secretariat in Dakar (Senegal).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XJ4048

Last News

2011

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