FATF training for Anglophone West Africa

Accra, 23-25 April: ICNL and the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) held a three-day FATF training for NPO representatives from Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone entitled ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in West Africa: Strengthening civil society capacity to combat negative impact on civic space’.  Representatives of GIABA and the Ghanaian and Nigerian FIUs also participated, as did members of the Global Expert Hub on AML/CFT from Nigeria and Uganda.  ICNL and WACSI will hold a second training on the same topic for francophone West African countries later this year.