Members & Observers News
H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation for Timor-Leste, Mr. José Luís Guterres, officially opened an international conference on AML/CFT issues held in Dili, Timor-Leste from 10 to 14 March 2014
An APG team met with Samoa’s Deputy Prime Minister (and acting Prime Minister), and other Ministers and senior officials in Apia on 26 and 27 February 2014 to discuss the status of Samoa’s Counter-Terrorism Bill.
The APG Co-Chair, Andrew Colvin (Australia), Hari Nepal, from the Nepali FIU and Gordon Hook from the APG Secretariat met with Ministers and senior officials in Malé, from 11 to 13 February 2014.
The Inaugural General Meeting of the Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network for Asia Pacific (ARIN-AP) took place in Seoul, Korea on 19-20 November 2013.
On 12 and 13 December 2013 the Asia-Pacific Regional Review Group (RRG) of the FATF’s International Cooperation Review Group met Nepali Ministers and officials in Kathmandu, Nepal.
On 19, 20 and 21 November 2013 a delegation from the APG and from the IMF met jointly with Myanmar government ministers and parliamentarians.
The APG re-instated Kiribati as an observer jurisdiction at the APG Annual Meeting in Shanghai, China in July 2013. Kiribati was previously an APG observer from 2001 to 2009.