With the aim of addressing the growing challenge of money laundering and financing of terrorism, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) will conduct from October 3 to November 25, 2011 a new online course on Combating Money Laundering in partnership with Agence pour la Coopération et le Développement -Banques Populaires (ABPCD).

This course, which is entitled « Combating Money Laundering », was developped specifically to respond to the training needs of senior and middle level finance-sector professionals, with a special emphasis on private and public sector banks as well as regulatory bodies. The course will help participants to better understand and implement the latest international standards, as well as US regulations aimed at combating money laundering and financing of terrorism. Participants will also strengthen their capacity to develop and implement the AML/TF policies of their respective institutions from developing internal audit procedures to managing relations with relevant international bodies.

This eight weeks course which combines self-learning, online discussions mentored by high-level experts and self-assessment exercises, is aimed at finance-sector officials from developing as well as developed countries. All successful participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from ABPCD and UNITAR.

Please register through the UNITAR website at: http://www.unitar.org/event/abpcdunitar-combating-money-laundering

See the 2011 e-Learning course calendar: http://www.unitar.org/pft/events

For more information about the Agence pour la Coopération et le Développement de la Banque Populaire (ABPCD) : http://www.abpcd.org