Uganda's progress in strengthening measures to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing

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Uganda: Follow-up Report September 2021

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This report from September 2021 sets out the progress that Uganda has made in resolving the technical compliance shortcomings identified in its mutual evaluation report.

The country has addressed the deficiencies in respect of the following Recommendations which have been re-rated as follows:

  • Recommendation 2: orignally Partially Compliant, rerated to Largely Compliant
  • Recommendation 14: originaly Partially Compliant, rerated to Largely Compliant

Uganda will remain in enhanced follow-up and will continue to inform ESAAMLG of the progress made in improving and implementing its AML/CFT measures.


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See also 

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

The Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) is a is a FATF-Style Regional Body (FSRB). The main objectives of ESAAMLG are to adopt and implement the 40 Recommendations of the FATF; apply anti-money laundering measures to all serious crime and implement measures to combat the financing of terrorism. ESAAMLG's objective is also to implement any other measures contained in the multilateral agreements and initiatives relevant to prevention and control of laundering of proceeds of all serious crimes and the financing of terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Mutual Evaluations

The FATF conducts peer reviews of each member on an ongoing basis to assess levels of implementation of the FATF Recommendations, providing an in-depth description and analysis of each country’s system for preventing criminal abuse of the financial system. Learn more about the FATF's mutual evaluation process. 

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