UNODC contributes to capacity building of Kazakhstan's anti-corruption practitioners’ in financial investigations and asset recovery

10-12 May 2023, Kazakhstan 

UNODC conducted practical training on "Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery" for specialists from the central office of the Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

This training is the logical continuation of the systemic work conducted by UNODC to support partners in combatting money laundering and the recovery of proceeds of crime. UNODC conducts a series of training sessions for the central offices and regional departments of law enforcement agencies of Kazakhstan involved in financial investigations and asset recovery.

The main objectives of the practical training are to strengthen the capacity of state authorities to conduct financial investigations and asset recovery and to suppress illicit financial flows from criminal activities, making lives of regular people safer and stable.

Training participants noted that the practical part of the training helped them improve their skills and strengthen their knowledge in anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism, financial investigations, and assets recovery. The participants were particularly interested in developing an investigation plan and subject profile, analysing, and drawing up financial flow charts, preparing  evidence matrix, and use of  international cooperation channels. The international experience and practical measures presented by the experts broadened their understanding of financial investigations.

The event was organised with the expert support from the UNODC Global Programme against Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime, and the Financing of Terrorism (GPML) to implement the UNODC Programme for Central Asia 2022-2025, and financial support from the US Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).

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