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AML/CFT Activities

Mauritius AML CFT Activities

In October 2021, the FATF announced the removal of Mauritius from the list of high-risk third countries with regards to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT).

The country had previously been listed in February 2020.

From June 2019 until May 2022, the EU Global Facility has provided continuous technical assistance through various training and activities to help Mauritian authorities and AML/CFT actors rectify the strategic deficiencies in its national anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing framework to be removed from the list.

Bilateral Activities

Starting date
September 2019

Topics (non-exhaustive list)

Thematic Activities

Starting date
September 2019


  • Prison intelligence cells
  • K9 cash detection

Regional Activities

Starting date
November 2021


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