CWAG AAP participated in the Eastern Southern Africa Anti Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) 37th task force meeting on 11 th April 2019 in Arusha, Tanzania.
Dr. Eliawony J. Kisanga – ESAAMLG Executive Secretary made the official introduction of CWAG AAP programmes to the delegates. He welcomed the collaboration and said that it is very relevant to ESAAMLG mandate.
“I look forward to engaging and working with CWAG AAP as its objectives tally well with the
objectives of our own organization.”
Kim Robinson, CWAG AAP Country Representative for South Africa made a presentation on CWAG AAP’s work in Africa. This was well received with many delegates expressing interest in partnering with CWAG AAP.
The meeting was aimed at endorsing CWAG AAP to the plenary and set the foundation for formalization of CWAG AAP and ESAAMLG relationship through the execution of the MOU signing that is set to take place in September 2019. ESAAMLG is committed to combating money laundering by implementing the recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in Angola, Botswana, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.