The objective of the assignment is provision of technical assistance to the Government of Ethiopia in order to support the development of Ethiopia’s institutional capacity in Anti Money Laundering (AML), Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), while contributing to full compliance with FATF standards.

It is further an objective to, throughout the programme, to support the institutional capacity of both Ethiopian Financial Intelligence Centre (EFIC) and the Federal Attorney General (AG) by deeding their capacity to deter, detect and punish facilitators, initiators and beneficiaries of illicit financial flows.

As part of the Danish Peace and Stabilisation Programme for the Horn of Africa (2018–2022), Denmark will provide support to the Thematic Programme on Promote exercise of authority across regional land and maritime borders. In order to ensure sustainability and effective interventions, the capacity building and in the form of technical assistance to the relevant Ethiopian government institutions has been included.

The overall purpose of the provision of technical assistance is to enhance the capacity of relevant government staff in the Financial Intelligence Centre (EFIC), Federal Attorney General (AG) and to relevant institutions in the financial sector including the private financial sector and the justice sector to:

— enhance the role of the reporting entities in the AML/CFT regime,

— facilitate for assessing the existing national AML/CFT regime against the FATF requirements, which include the AML/CFT Proclamation No. 780/2013 and related regulations and directives,

— improving the national legal framework through different activities including drafting new legislation and amending the existing legislation based on the dynamic nature of the international system,

— extend the role of Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFPBs): accountants, real-estates, precious metals, and other DNFPBs.

Extended TitleStrengthening Ethiopia’s Capacity and Regional Engagement on Counter Money Laundering and Illicit Financial
Extended Description

The objective of the assignment is provision of technical assistance to the Government of Ethiopia in order to support the development of Ethiopia’s institutional capacity in Anti Money Laundering (AML), Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), while contributing to full compliance with FATF standards.

It is further an objective to, throughout the programme, to support the institutional capacity of both Ethiopian Financial Intelligence Centre (EFIC) and the Federal Attorney General (AG) by deeding their capacity to deter, detect and punish facilitators, initiators and beneficiaries of illicit financial flows.

As part of the Danish Peace and Stabilisation Programme for the Horn of Africa (2018–2022), Denmark will provide support to the Thematic Programme on Promote exercise of authority across regional land and maritime borders. In order to ensure sustainability and effective interventions, the capacity building and in the form of technical assistance to the relevant Ethiopian government institutions has been included.

The overall purpose of the provision of technical assistance is to enhance the capacity of relevant government staff in the Financial Intelligence Centre (EFIC), Federal Attorney General (AG) and to relevant institutions in the financial sector including the private financial sector and the justice sector to:

— enhance the role of the reporting entities in the AML/CFT regime,

— facilitate for assessing the existing national AML/CFT regime against the FATF requirements, which include the AML/CFT Proclamation No. 780/2013 and related regulations and directives,

— improving the national legal framework through different activities including drafting new legislation and amending the existing legislation based on the dynamic nature of the international system,

— extend the role of Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFPBs): accountants, real-estates, precious metals, and other DNFPBs.

Modifications

The objective of the assignment is provision of technical assistance to the Government of Ethiopia in order to support the development of Ethiopia’s institutional capacity in Anti Money Laundering (AML), Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), while contributing to full compliance with FATF standards.

It is further an objective to, throughout the programme, to support the institutional capacity of both Ethiopian Financial Intelligence Centre (EFIC) and the Federal Attorney General (AG) by deeding their capacity to deter, detect and punish facilitators, initiators and beneficiaries of illicit financial flows.

As part of the Danish Peace and Stabilisation Programme for the Horn of Africa (2018–2022), Denmark will provide support to the Thematic Programme on Promote exercise of authority across regional land and maritime borders. In order to ensure sustainability and effective interventions, the capacity building and in the form of technical assistance to the relevant Ethiopian government institutions has been included.

The overall purpose of the provision of technical assistance is to enhance the capacity of relevant government staff in the Financial Intelligence Centre (EFIC), Federal Attorney General (AG) and to relevant institutions in the financial sector including the private financial sector and the justice sector to:

— enhance the role of the reporting entities in the AML/CFT regime,

— facilitate for assessing the existing national AML/CFT regime against the FATF requirements, which include the AML/CFT Proclamation No. 780/2013 and related regulations and directives,

— improving the national legal framework through different activities including drafting new legislation and amending the existing legislation based on the dynamic nature of the international system,

— extend the role of Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFPBs): accountants, real-estates, precious metals, and other DNFPBs.

Deadline DateNone Provided
Publication Date2021-09-10
CountryEthiopia
Procurement StatusAmended
TypeOpen procedure
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot applicable
OrganisationEmbassy of Denmark, Ethiopia
Attention OfIda-Marie Ulbæk
AddressBole Subcity, Woreda 03 (Bole – 03), P.O.Box 12955, 629 Street, House no. 99_11
TownAddis Ababa
Postal Code12955
Class Code75000000
Class DescriptionAdministration, defence and social security services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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