AML/CFT Activities

UAE AML CFT Activities

The United Arab Emirates is composed of 7 Emirates, 2 financial free zones and 29 commercial free zones.

The training and activities conducted by the EU Global Facility on AML/CFT aim to support the UAE in their efforts to rectify any potential strategic deficiencies in its national anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing framework. as defined under the Fourth and Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directives.

Bilateral Activities

Starting date
April 2021


  • Parallel Investigations
  • Use of Informants
  • Intelligence into Evidence
  • Financial Supervision
  • FIU Core Functions
  • Virtual assets and Cryptocurrency
  • Judiciary
  • Prosecutors

Regional Activities

Starting date
September 2021


Focus on the UAE
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UAE, European Union host workshops on combating money laundering and terrorist financing