Regional: Targeted Pacific Financial Sector Strengthening: Supporting National Risk Assessments

Sovereign Project | 48262-001

Summary

The impact of the TA will be reduced vulnerability to transnational financial crime through AML/CFT risks in selected Pacific DMCs through enhanced tools used by the central bank, the financial intelligance unit, and related agencies. The outcome of the TA will be improved regulatory capacity among national regulatos to combat transnational financial crime and to comply with FATF Revised Standards through the use of best practices national risk assessment in selected Pacific DMCs.

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Project Name Targeted Pacific Financial Sector Strengthening: Supporting National Risk Assessments
Project Number 48262-001
Country Regional
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8659-REG: Targeted Pacific Financial Sector Strengthening: Supporting National Risk Assessments
Investment Climate Facilitation Fund under RCIFPF US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Finance - Finance sector development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The impact of the TA will be reduced vulnerability to transnational financial crime through AML/CFT risks in selected Pacific DMCs through enhanced tools used by the central bank, the financial intelligance unit, and related agencies. The outcome of the TA will be improved regulatory capacity among national regulatos to combat transnational financial crime and to comply with FATF Revised Standards through the use of best practices national risk assessment in selected Pacific DMCs.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

Team Leader - AML Specialist (international, 3 person months)

Team Member - AML Specialist (internaitonal, 3 person months)

National Consultants (2) - 18 person months

Procurement N/A
Responsible ADB Officer Said Zaidansyah
Responsible ADB Department Office of the General Counsel
Responsible ADB Division Office of the General Counsel
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 23 Aug 2013
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 28 May 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Jul 2014

TA 8659-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 May 2014 - 28 May 2014 31 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 28 May 2014 76,617.47

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