THE EU SUPPORTS CFATF IN CONDUCTING PRE-ASSESSMENT TRAINING IN ST LUCIA

 THE EU SUPPORTS CFATF IN CONDUCTING PRE-ASSESSMENT TRAINING IN ST LUCIA

Mr. Rommel St. Hill Legal Advisor CFATF delivers technical guidance to St Lucia’s training audience.

The Project ‘Implementation of the Mutual Evaluation Programme’ which is being funded by the 11th European Development Fund commenced with Pre-Assessment Training in St Lucia during the period 28th – 30th January 2019. This training was hosted by the Attorney General’s Chambers at the Finance Administrative Centre Castries, St Lucia. The training was coordinated by the National Anti-Money Laundering Oversight Committee (NAMLOC).

Over two hundred persons from both the public and private sector institutions participated in the 3-day event. The Opening Ceremony was presided over by Mrs. Brender Portland- Reynolds, Solicitor General, Ms. Juliana Alfred, Permanent Secretary of the Attorney General’s Chambers and Ms. Cointha Thomas, Permanent Secretary of the Department of Finance.  These sessions were facilitated by staff of the CFATF Secretariat; Law Enforcement Advisor Mr. Jefferson Clarke and Legal Advisor Mr. Rommel St Hill who both elaborated on the Mutual Evaluation Process, Technical Compliance Principles, Risk and other AML/CFT topics.

This session is one of a series of trainings and seminars designed to directly assist CARIFORUM Member States to prepare for their Mutual Evaluations. For more information about the Project ‘Implementation of the Mutual Evaluation Programme’ please contact the CFATF 11th EDF Office @ Andrew.frection@cfatf.org  and request your e-copy of the 11th EDF Newsletter.