From the country reports and the responses provided by the member States to the questionnaire and the case studies provided by law enforcement authorities, the linkage between Money Laundering (ML) and counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals was analysed.In recent years the twin menace of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) have assumed alarming proportions putting at risk the global Financial Systems.The International Study Tour, which held in Washington DC and Baltimore, U. A., was coordinated by the Washington DC-based International Law Institute (ILI). The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) is conducting international study tours for West African superior court Judges responsible for the adjudication of cases involving economic and financial crime in their respective member States.The Study Tours organized in segments will cover the Anglophone, ....The Inter-Governmental Group of Action against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) will hold a three-day Regional Workshop on Preventing Terrorist Abuse of Non-Profit Organisations (Ns PO) in Lome, Republic of Togo from June 12 to June 14, 2017.
This report provides an independent audit of the First Round of GIABA’s Mutual Evaluation (ME) of its member States (MS).This study was aimed at understanding the nature and magnitude of the money- laundering phenomenon resulting from the counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals in West Africa.The methodology employed involved the selection of four countries Senegal and Togo) for the purpose of in-depth country level study, while the remaining countries responded to a questionnaire.GIABA Trains Stakeholders on ML/TF Risks through International Trade The Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA), will organize a Regional Training Workshop on Anti-money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) through International Trade, in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, from 17th to 19th July 2017. The Inter-Governmental Group of Action against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) held a three-day Regional Workshop on Preventing Terrorist Abuse of Non-Profit Organizations at the Hotel Eda-Oba, Lomé, Togolese Republic, from Monday, June 12 to Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
The objectives of the Workshop included: to develop a common understanding among stakeholders on ....Yet, in spite of these efforts, illicit SALW trafficking and proliferation continues apace in tandem with growing organized crime and terrorist activities.