The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Pre-Assessment Training sessions concluded successfully
11 December 2018
Willemstad/Philipsburg – In light of the CFATF Fourth Round of Mutual Evaluations, the CFATF hosted a Pre-Assessment Training for both the public and the private sector of Curaçao, Aruba, Sint Maarten and Suriname, last week at the Renaissance Hotel in Curaçao.
Staff members of the Central Bank, the Financial Intelligence Unit, the authorities of the gaming industry, the Customs and the Law enforcement from Curaçao, Aruba, Sint Maarten and Suriname attended this training on December 5 and 6 in order to prepare for the coming AML/CFT assessment by the CFATF. On Friday December 7, it was the turn for the private sector. The CFATF evaluation of Curaçao is scheduled in 2022. The mutual evaluation of Sint Maarten and both Aruba and Suriname are scheduled in 2023 and 2020, respectively.
The Minister of Finance, Mr. Kenneth Gijsbertha welcomed the delegates and elaborated on the National Risk Assessment which is being conducted by Curaçao. He is confident that the information received during the training will offer a valuable contribution to the assessment process of the Dutch speaking countries.