The 28th annual Egmont Group (EG) Plenary and Working Groups meetings Riga, Latvia

The 28th annual Egmont Group (EG) Plenary and Working Groups meetings took place during July 10-15, 2022, in Riga, Latvia. A delegation from QFIU led by HE Sh. Ahmed Al Thani, Head of QFIU, participated in this event which was attended by observers, AML/CFT experts and representatives from member FIUs across the globe.

The delegations participating in the Working Groups meetings, i.e. the Technical Assistance and Training Working group (TATWG), the Policy and Procedures Working Group (PPWG), the Membership, Support and Compliance Working Group (MSCWG) and the Information Exchange Working group (IEWG), gathered to tackle number of key projects, exchange experience and knowledge, and improve international collaboration and effectiveness.

On the sidelines of these meetings, the QFIU held bilateral meetings with some counterpart FIUs to discuss matters of common interest. The Middle East and Northern Africa (MENAFATF) Regional Group also held a meeting on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 during which some issues related to the member FIUs in the region were discussed in addition to the practical value learned from the activities of the Group.