Members & Observers


Palau became a member of the APG in June 2002.

Palau has a reasonable understanding of its Money Laundering (ML) and Terrorism Financing (TF) risks and undertook its first national risk assessment in 2017. Palau has  taken some measures to mitigate these risks through the establishment of the Financial Crime Investigations Unit (late 2016), the Narcotics Enforcement Agency (March 2017), and the Human Trafficking Task Force (October 2017).  Palau strengthened its legal framework through the issuance of the Money Laundering Act in 2014.

Palau underwent its 3rd APG Mutual Evaluation in 2018. The full report is available via the Documents section of this website.