ArmInfo. Within the prupose of struggle against money laundering and terrorism funding, the Financial monitoring Center, RA Central Bank and RA Justice Academy have signed a Memorandum on Mutual Understanding and Cooperation
According to the information, shared to ArmInfo by the Justice Academy, the cooperation assumes the creation of the appropriate program and training course, based on international regulatory framework and domestic documents regarding struggle against terrorism funding and white washing. That will increase the professional level of the students of Academy. Within the framework of joint work a remote education is also planned.
According to the source, a press conference was held on the same day, which was dedicated to the issue of "Money laundering case", within the participation of the legislative system of RA, National Security Service, Police, RA General Prosecutor's Office, Interpol Armenian OfficState Revenues Committee, RA Central bank Monitoring Center etc.
Daniel Azatyan, the Head of the Central Bank Monitoring Center, paid an importance to sucvh events, accentuating that signing this Memorandum is an essential step forward in the struggle against money laundering.
In his turn, Sergey Araqelyan, the Justice Academy Head, mentioned:"I hope that today's and upcoming events within our cooperation will become a big deal for this issue. Proceeding of a lack of knowledge in this field, it is planned to include in the nearest future into the educational program of the Academy also the courses regarding terrorism funding and money laundering."
During the conference participants discussed a range of issues in respect to money laundering and exchanged opinions in respect to practical and regulatory obstacles, studied court documents due to money laundering cases within domestic and international practices.
To note, the Justice Academy has been established by the Government Decision on September 13, 2013. The academy took the role to educate and to train the staff of courts and entities on investigation. The Academy performs its activities in a full range from January 1,2014