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OSETC PARTICIPATES IN THE COUNTERING THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM AND THE PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION THROUGH EFFECTIVE ASSET FREEZING       

Date: 20 October 2017

Posted by: jMangibin

 

 

The Office of the Special Envoy on Transnational Crime (OSETC), participated in the Countering the Financing of Terrorism and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction through Effective Asset Freezing hosted by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) held The Peninsula Manila Hotel, Makati City attended by Ms Janet A. Mangibin, Desk Officer of the OSETC along with following government agencies:

 

a.     Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC);

b.  Anti-Terrorism Council-Program Management Center (ATC-PMC);

c.      Bureau of Customs (BOC);

d.     Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA);

e.     National Security Council (NSC);

f.       National Bureau of Investigation (NBI);

g.     National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA);

h.     Office of the Special Envoy on Transnational Crime (OSETC);

i.    Philippine Center on Transnational Crime          (PCTC);

 j.     Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA);

k.   Philippine National Police-Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG);

 l.   Philippine National Police- Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG);

 m.   Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection  Group (PNP-CIDG);

n.     Philippine National Police-Directorate for Operations (PNP-DO); and 

o.     Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF)


The main objective of the workshop is to provide a clear understanding on the obligations of the Philippines as a member state in line with United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSC Res) on terrorism and how to implement those obligations.

 

Initially, on the first day of the workshop the agenda revolved on the United Nations (UN) framework for countering the Financing of Terrorism and other related international standards and National Legal and Institutional Framework of the Philippines for Countering the Financing of Terrorism. While on the second day, the program focused on the approaches in implementing effective national asset-freezing, UN SC Resolution 1267 and emerging threats on Terrorism Financing (TF).