The EU GF-AML/CFT provides third countries with access to various forms of technical assistance, tailor made to their specific needs. These activities are organised around three separate but intertwined pillars, each corresponding to one of the three project objectives:
How We Work
These three pillars provide technical assistance across the entire financial intelligence and penal chain. Support is available for the detection, assessment, investigation, decision and recovery stages.
Stages of the financial investigation and penal chain
Type of interventions
Tailored technical assistance: the project develops sustainable, two-way street partnerships with third country authorities, acknowledging the unicity of each country.
Flexibility and innovation: the facility adopts a pioneering approach, addressing under-researched topics and developing...
Regional integrated approach: the EU GF-AML/CFT closely associates with FATF Regional FATF Style Regional Bodies in delivering technical assistance.
Cross fertilisation: experts trained in one country later deliver capacity building training in new contexts.
EU principles of subsidiarity and complementarity: the project complements existing and/or previous AML/CFT activities to avoid duplication or inefficient overlapping of activities.