In October 2022, the Democratic Republic of Congo was officially listed by the FATF as a Jurisdiction under increased monitoring.
This means that the DRC will be actively working with the FATF to address the strategic deficiencies in its regime to counter money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing.
In August 2022, the EU Global Facility on AML/CFT had conducted a scoping mission to the DRC to discuss and assess the country’s request for support to enhance its AML/CFT measures and improve its general framework.
The training and activities that will be agreed upon with local authorities during this mission will seek to rectify the DRC’s strategic deficiencies in its national anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing framework. as defined under the Fourth and Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directives.