Capacity Building for Kosovar NPOs Ahead of FATF Evaluation Onsite Visit

Announcement Date: June 13, 2018

Pristina, June 13: Along with ECNL, HSC took part in a workshop with Kosovar NPOs prior to the FATF Mutual Evaluation Report onsite visit, which assesses whether Kosovo has the necessary AML/CFT laws and regulations in place and whether these are effective. The workshop touched on how FATF Recommendation 8 affected civil society, what the FATF evaluation cycle looked like, what the entry points were for NPO engagement in the evaluation and follow-up process, and, specifically, how NPOs could prepare ahead of the evaluation visit. A Council of Europe representative was also present for part of the meeting, and shared their thoughts on the upcoming onsite visit.