PGG III: Consolidating and enhancing the institutional and operational frameworks for the prevention and combating of corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing in Georgia

Project Description
The project seeks to continue to promote the Council of Europe and international standards in the field of countering economic crime, as well as to build the capacity of state authorities, legal and law enforcement professionals, civil society, etc., to strengthen the capacity of the Georgian institutions to effectively prevent and fight corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing, by contributing to more effective and resilient legislative, institutional and operational frameworks in the country, in line with international standards.

This project is implemented within the third Phase of the joint programme of the European Union and the Council of Europe “Partnership for Good Governance”. It builds on the results of the previous phases of the Partnership for Good Governance in the field of countering economic crime (Phase I 2015-2018 and Phase II 2019-2023).

Specific Objective
The overall objective of the project is to strengthen the capacities of the authorities in Georgia in the fight against corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing, by contributing to more effective and resilient legislative, institutional, and operational frameworks in accordance with European and other international standards.

The project has the following specific objectives:

1. Develop effective measures on prevention of corruption
2. Advance effective measures to prevent and combat money laundering/terrorist financing
Expected Results
The project is expected to achieve the following results:

1. Harmonised legal and operational framework in the fight against corruption, money laundering and financing of terrorism in line with international standards and good practices.
2. Strengthened capacities of criminal justice institutions to investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate corruption, money laundering and other types of economic crime.
3. Enhanced effectiveness of implementation of anti-money laundering and counter of financing of terrorism requirements by the national authorities.
4. Improved effectiveness of monitoring of asset declarations system, conflict of interest and integrity.
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Priority Area:
Partnership that protects
Governance & public administration
Anti-corruption, Eastern Partnership, Good government
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