The Secretary General
SUBSCRIBE to OACPS PULSE
Intra-ACP Programmes

INTRA-ACP PROGRAMMING MATRIX
ACP in Action: Interactive Map of Intra-ACP Projects in the Member States
Action Against Desertification
African Peace Facility
Aviation Africa
Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA)
ACP Business Climate
COLEACP
Competitive Industries and Innovation Programme
Coton ACP
ACP EU Culture / ACP UE Culture
ACP-EU Commodities Programme
ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme
ACP-EU Energy Facility
ACP-EU EDULINK Programme
ACP-EU Fish II Programme
Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA Intra-ACP)
Hub & Spokes - Enhancing Trade Capacity in ACP
Initiative Francophone Por La Formation A Distance Des Maitres (IFADEM)
Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme (APP)
Intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme
ACP Multilateral Environmental Agreements
ACP-EU Microfinance Programme
ACP-EU Migration Action
Minising the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKES)
ACP Mining Database
ACP MEAs (Multilateral Environmental Agreements)
ACP Multilateral Trading System Programme
ACP-EU Natural Disaster Risk Reduction Programme
ACP Observatory on Migration
Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme
Renewed Partnership: Strengthening pharmaceutical systems and improving access to quality medicines
ACP-EU Science and Technology
Strengthening Fishery Products
ACP-EU Technical Barriers to Trade Programme
ACP-EU Water Facility
Centre Technique de Coopération Agricole et Rurale (CTA)
TRADECOM
Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programme  / Programme de gestion durable de la faune sauvage (SWM) 

Home

Distinguished OACPS-EU Panel to speak at a special session of the OACPS-EU JPA Parliamentary Debate on the EU Black list on money laundering and the financing of terrorism

Printer-friendly versionPDF version

Brussels, 14 July 2022/OACPS/ACP-EU JPA: Experts from the European Union (EU) will be joined by speakers from the Membership of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) in a parliamentary debate on the EU list of third countries concerning the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism at a virtual meeting on 14 July 2022, from 18:00 to 20:00 CEST.

Speakers include Ms Mairead McGuiness, European Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union;  H.E. Mr Mahen Kumar Seeruttun, Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mauritius and Chairman of the OACPS Ministerial Contact Group on the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions and on that of third countries concerning Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT);  Mr Andrzej Halicki, MEP, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and Mr Sutiawan Gunessee, Ambassador of Mauritius and Chair of the OACPS ambassadorial Contact Group on the EU non-cooperative tax jurisdictions and on that of third countries concerning AML/CFT.

Following the meeting, co-chaired by Hon. Carlos Zorrinho, Portugal and Hon. Clifford Andre, The Seychelles, there will be an exchange of views with members of the ACP-EU JPA.

The EU has, since 2016/2017, established a system of third country lists on international tax governance and AML/CFT. According to the European Commission (EC), these lists aim to promote good tax governance globally and protect the integrity of the EU financial system. The lists have evolved in line with periodic reviews. As a result of the latest reviews, 10 OACPS countries out of a total of 23 countries are considered as high-risk countries with deficiencies in their AML/CFT systems. As for Non-Cooperative Tax Jurisdictions, 5 OACPS countries out of a total of 9 countries are on the list.

The OACPS has engaged repeatedly with the EU with respect to the lists which represent significant reputational and economic consequences for the Member States listed. The Members of the OACPS maintain their commitment at the highest political level to combat illicit financing flows, including addressing the important issues of AML/CFT.

 


Rue de l'Aqueduc 118
Ixelles - 1050, Bruxelles - Brussels
Belgique - Belgium
email : info@acp.int
Tel: +32 2 743 06 00
Fax: +32 2 735 55 73
see map/voir plan

Languages

    

Events
« August 2022 »
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
ACP Public Documents
User login


The ACP Group is a registered trademark. The ACP logo and material on this site are protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Unauthorised use of the ACP logo or copyright material without written permission is punishable by law.