Capacity and Regional Engagement
to Counter Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism,
and Illicit Financial Flows
The overall programme direction is provided by Tana Copenhagen from its Copenhagen offices. Programme work plans are implemented by a team based in Addis Ababa, comprising the following people. Click on each team member to learn more.
The Danish AML Programem works closely with the main Ethiopian authorities responsible for AML/CFT/IFF. These are the Ministry of Peace, The Federal Attorney General, The Financial Intelligence Centre, The Ethiopian Police University College and The Customs Commission.
A Steering Committee meets twice a year and provides support, guidance and oversees progress. It is made up of the implementation partners, together with the Royal Danish Embassy in Addis Ababa. Tana’s Programme Director and Team Leader provide secretariat and technical support to the Steering Committee.
The programme supports the capacity of AML/CFT authorities through:
- Capacity development of technical skills on AML/CFT/IFF in line with international standards
- Gathering, managing and disseminating knowledge (information)
- Supporting the authorities in the review of Ethiopian AML/CFT/IFF policy and development of legislation
- Strategic and operational advisory support (e.g. in drafting compliance guidelines/standard operating procedures)