Ethiopia's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

World Bank - ESAAMLG Mutual Evaluation Report of Ethiopia

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The World Bank and the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) completed their joint assessment of Ethiopia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) system. The assessment is a comprehensive review of the effectiveness of Ethiopia's AML/CFT system and its level of compliance with the FATF Recommendations. 

The report was formally adopted by ESAAMLG on 5 June 2015.  The findings of this assessment have also been reviewed and endorsed by the FATF. 

Ethiopia’s AML/CFT efforts are recent, but its legal AML/CFT framework is generally solid. The report presents the key findings of the assessment team and the priority actions for Ethiopia to improve its AML/CFT system.

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Earlier reports or statements on Ethiopia's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

FATF Recommendations

FATF Methodology for assessing technical compliance with the FATF Recommendations and the Effectiveness of AML/CFT systems

Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG)