We feature a portrait of Stella Attakpah, the consultant who carried out the diagnosis of the National Coordinating Committees (NCCs) commissioned to OCWAR-M by GIABA. Ms. Attakpah tells us about her background and the work done on NCCs in the West African region.
FEATURED: IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF NATIONAL COORDINATION COMMITTEES
Strong national coordination is the key to effectively combating money laundering, the financing of terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (AML/CFT/P). To enhance this coordination, the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) and the OCWAR-M project are cooperating to support States in the operationalization of essential structures: ...
COUNTRY OF THE MONTH: NIGERIA
In this interview with Mohammed Ahmed, Chief of Staff to the Director General of Nigeria’s Financial Intelligence Unit, discover the composition and functioning of Nigeria’s National Coordination Committee. Mr. Ahmed talks about the work of the NCC, the challenges it faces and the importance of the regional workshop jointly organized by OCWAR-M and GIABA.
COMMUNIQUE JOINT GIABA-OCWAR-M REGIONAL WORKSHOP
The OCWAR-M news | N°17
EDITO The OCWAR–M project wishes you a happy new season! We look forward to starting the new Academic year with you. COUNTRY OF THE MONTH: GUINEA-BISSAU In this edition, Mr. Justino SA, President of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Guinea-Bissau, presents the money laundering and terrorist financing risks specific to his country, and the work undertaken by his FIU to tackle them...