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Maldives receives supervision training

7 January 2014

Malé, Maldives, 8 – 11 December 2013

Supervisors and supervised entities of the Maldives participated in a four-day APG workshop held at the Maldives Monetary Authority training institute from 8 to 11 December 2013.

The APG Secretariat and the Australian Transaction Reporting and Analysis Centre, AUSTRAC, visited Malé to deliver the training to assist participants to understand the nature of AML/CFT compliance and supervision, including the risk-based approach.  Government officials from the following agencies attended:

  • Attorney General’s office
  • Auditor General’s office
  • Capital Market Development Authority, and
  • Maldives Monetary Authority

Private sector representatives from banks, insurance companies, money remitters, and finance companies also participated.

The workshop was delivered using voluntary funding from New Zealand made available especially to assist the Maldives government to progress their implementation on AML/CFT measures.

Participants working on a workshop exercise
Participants engaging with the training
Maldives receives supervision training
AUSTRAC's David Mackey presenting to participants at the Maldives supervision workshop
Participants working on exercises during the workshop
Participants working on exercises during the workshop