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UNODC ROPAN offers workshop on measures to combat money laundering

Dominican Republic, 2 August 2019. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (Regional Office for Central America and the Caribbean) held a workshop on measures to combat money laundering and strengthen institutional integrity in the fight against drug trafficking for 22 prosecutors in the Dominican Republic.

The opening ceremony of this training activity was attended by the Attorney General, Jean Rodriguez, who stressed in his speech that the Dominican Republic is making progress in the fight against money laundering and continues to prepare for better responses in combating this illegal activity in the country.

This training dealt with topics such as: Special investigative techniques applicable to the crime of money laundering; Importance of parallel asset investigation; asset recovery (international cooperation) and measures to strengthen institutional integrity to prevent acts of corruption.

This workshop is being held within the framework of the project to strengthen investigation and criminal justice for the European Union's cocaine route programme in Latin America, the Caribbean and West Africa.