Representatives of the Financial Monitoring Committee participated in the 28th Plenary Session and the meetings of the EAG working groups from 22 to 25 May 2018 in Nanjing (China).
The delegations of the EAG member states took part in the event: Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as representatives of states and organizations of observers in the EAG: Armenia, Afghanistan, Iran, Italy, Mongolia, Poland, USA, Turkey, Montenegro, France, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), the Asia Pacific Anti-Money Laundering Group (ATG), the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts on Measures to Combat Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (M ANNIVAL), the Egmont Group, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the CIS Antiterrorist Center (CIS ATC), the World Bank (WB), the Eurasian Economic Commission (ECE), Interpol, the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) , The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Center for Combating Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Their Precursors (CARICC), as well as invited representatives of the Counter-Terrorist and the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team of the UN Security Council Committee 1267.
The most important issues of the Plenary Week are:
The plenary session granted observer status to the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team of the UN Security Council Committee 1267 in the EAG.
The issues related to the practical work of the member states in the field of countering the financing of terrorism are considered.
The EAG report for 2017 and the EAG Budget for 2019 have been approved.
Kazakhstan, along with other EAG member states, provides information on ongoing work to improve legislation and conduct a national risk assessment in preparation for the second round of assessments.
The report and executive summary of the Kyrgyz Republic's mutual evaluation was approved, the Plenary session noted the progress of the Kyrgyz Republic in improving the AML / CFT system after the previous assessment.
The plenary session discussed the main conclusions and recommended measures regarding the AML / CFT regime of the Kyrgyz Republic. After the completion of the FATF procedures for the analysis of quality and compliance, the report will be posted on the EAG website.
In accordance with the Procedures for the 2nd round of mutual assessments of the EAG, the Kyrgyz Republic will report on progress at the 30th Plenary Meeting in May-June 2019 as part of enhanced monitoring.
The typological report "Identification of persons assisting terrorist organizations by buying tickets for terrorist fighters" was approved in preparation of which the member states and EAG observers participated.
The next 29th Plenary Session of the EAG will be held in November 2018 in Minsk, Republic of Belarus.