NATIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

national Legislative drafting workshop

Kabul, Afghanistan (30 September to 7 October 2011)


The purpose of the workshop was to support the legislative drafting process on the issue of regulatory framework relating to financing of terrorism, discuss arrangements pertaining to the upcoming national and regional capacity building activities for Afghanistan as well as discussing with potential donors/partners the prospects of supporting and implementing rule of law programmes for the Afghan criminal justice officers. Participants included senior officials/ heads of departments of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (UN Department), Ministry of Interior (Major Crime Task Force), Financial Intelligence Unit (FINTRACA), Customs (Central Customs Department as well as Kabul International Airport Customs), Ministry of Justice (Legislative Department - Taqneen), National Security Advisor to the National Security Council as well as the Attorney General's Office (National Security Prosecution Department).

NATIONAL Legislative WORKSHOP ON the implementation of the global legal framework against terrorism

Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica (3 to 5 October 2011)

The workshop was held in conjunction with two days of consultation meetings with high level national authorities in the Commonwealth of Dominica. This capacity-building workshop provided legislative technical assistance on the ratification and implementation of the global legal framework against terrorism and its financing, and consultation meetings with high level national authorities. A total of 27 participants attended the meeting.


NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON international cooperation mechanisms in criminal matters against terrorism

Algiers, Algeria (11 to 13 October 2011)

The workshop was conducted in Arabic and French with external experts from Belgium, France and Interpol. A total of 45 participants attended the workshop. Participants included judges, prosecutors, ministerial officials and judicial police officials from various parts of the country. The workshop, which also covered the interaction between common and civil law countries, was part of a multi-year programme between UNODC and the Algerian authorities.


national legislative drafting WORKSHOP countering the financing of terrorism

Irbil, Iraq (12 to13 October 2011)

This legislative drafting workshop focused on new counter-terrorism legislation in Iraq. Twenty participants attended the meeting. Participants were provided with legislative drafting assistance on the implementation of the provisions of the international legal instruments against terrorism..

 

national workshop on the implementation of the universal instruments

Douala, Cameroon (18 to 20 October 2011)

This national workshop was organized by TPB and conducted by experts from UNODC and the INTERPOL Regional Office in Yaoundé. The workshop addressed the implementation of the universal instruments relating to the security of maritime navigation in the context of the fight against transnational terrorism. Twenty participants attended the workshop.

 

national LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING WORKSHOP ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GLOBAL LEGAL FRAMEWORK AGAINST TERRORISM

Paramaribo, Republic of Suriname (28 November to 2 December 2011)

This workshop was organized by TPB, in collaboration with the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism of the Organization of American States (OAS/SMS/CICTE). The purpose of the workshop was to provide technical assistance on the ratification and implementation of the universal legal instruments against terrorism, as well as on the prevention and fight against terrorism and its financing, to criminal justice officials, law enforcement and security sector officers of the Republic of Suriname. Workshop participants included 34 national officials, primarily from the criminal justice and law enforcement system, as well as finance analysts and officers from the security sector of the Republic of Suriname.

 



national LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING WORKSHOP ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GLOBAL LEGAL FRAMEWORK AGAINST TERRORISM

Kabul, Afghanistan (4 to 5 December 2011)

UNODC/TPB organized a National Legislative Drafting Workshop on Countering the Financing of Terrorism and Anti-Money Laundering, within the framework of the Plan of Action for the Implementation of Technical Assistance Activities to Support the Efforts of Afghanistan in the Area of Preventing and Combating Terrorism. The purpose of the Workshop was to provide legislative drafting advice on AML/CFT for the Expert Working Group of Afghanistan (established for this purpose by the Financial Intelligence Unit of Afghanistan FinTRACA). The workshop focused on international standards, as stipulated in the Universal Legal Instruments against Financing of Terrorism, as well as FATF 40+9 Recommendations into the draft AML/CFT laws that are currently being developed in Afghanistan.