Representatives of the Financial Intelligence Unit of Belarus took part in workshop on combating laundering proceeds from illicit production of drug and drug trafficking
Representatives of the Financial Monitoring Department of the State Control Committee of Belarus took part in an international workshop on combating laundering proceeds from illicit production of drug and drug trafficking, which was organized by the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) and was held in Beijing (China).
The forum was also attended by representatives of Financial Intelligence Units, Drug Control Departments, Customs, Border Services and other interested structures of the EAG member states.
Participants discussed approaches to identifying of drug flows and financial flows related to drug trafficking. They also discussed how to increase the efficiency of the interaction mechanism at the national and international levels during the activities aimed to find and liquidate international channels of drug trafficking.
The employees of the Financial Monitoring Department of State Control Committee submitted a report on the ways to improve international and interagency information share and cooperation in order to prevent the legalization of proceeds from illicit production of drug and drug trafficking.
The participants of workshop expressed the confidence that the discussion of the problems of the combating drug trafficking and money laundering in the framework of this workshop will have a great practical importance.
At present EAG member states are the following countries: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and India.
14 states and 18 international and regional organizations have observer status within the Eurasian group.