PPATK (Indonesian FIU) and AUSTRAC (Australian FIU) co-hosted the APG Human Trafficking and People Smuggling Workshop from 8-10 April 2019 in Bandung Indonesia.
The APG secretariat conducted a pre-ME training workshop in Tonga from 26-27 March 2019, to support Tonga’s preparations for its upcoming APG mutual evaluation.
The APG conducted assessor training from 11-15 March 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand. The workshop was generously hosted by the Ministry of Justice, New Zealand, and supported by Canada.
A regional Pacific FATF Standards Training course was held in Auckland, New Zealand from 4 - 8 March 2019. This was a joint venture between FATF TREIN, Ministry of Justice - New Zealand and the APG.
The government of Australia will host the 2019 APG annual meeting and technical assistance forum at Hotel Realm in Canberra, Australia from 18 to 23 August 2019.
The Joint APG and Middle East & North Africa FATF (MENAFATF) typologies report on Social Media and Terrorism Financing was initiated following the 2016 Joint APG/MENAFATF Typologies workshop, which was held in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The 2018 EAG/APG Joint Typologies Workshop was held in Novosibirsk, Russian Federation, from 3-5 December 2018, hosted by the Russian Federation.
Following an extensive world-wide recruitment involving an independent executive search firm and selection process, the APG Co-Chairs are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Erin Lubowicz to the role of Deputy Executive Secretary commencing 1 August 2019.
The onsite visit for Solomon Islands’ 2nd mutual evaluation took place from 22 October – 2 November 2018 in Honiara.
An APG mutual evaluation team visited Islamabad, Pakistan from 8 - 19 October 2018 to conduct a two-week on-site visit for Pakistan’s third round mutual evaluation.
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