MONEYVAL, established in 1997, was created to ensure states of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe that are not members of the Financial Action Task Force, to conduct mutual assessment of their anti-money laundering measures.
In 2001, after 11 September events, MONEYVAL expanded its mandate to include countering terrorist financing. The states monitor the financing of terrorist groups in attempts to stop such activities.
The members include: Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Estonia; Gibraltar *; Georgia; Guernsey *; Hungary; Holy See (since April 2011) *; Isle of Man *; Israel (since January 2006) *; Jersey *; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Malta; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Poland; Romania; Russian Federation (also FATF member since 2003); San Marino; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”; Ukraine
* Non-Members of the Council of Europe
This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.
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