Preventing Violent Extremism in Burkina Faso/Prévention de l’extrémisme violent au Burkina Faso
Training on Economic Crime and Multiagency Cooperation

Latest Events

Looking Forward: Opportunities and Challenges for Economic Development in Somalia

28 August 2014 | New York, NY

On the occasion of the landmark visit by the United Nations Security Council to Mogadishu, Hon. Yussur Abrar, former Governor of the Central Bank of Somalia, participated in a luncheon discussion on the opportunities and challenges for economic development in Somalia hosted by the Global Center. Hon. Abrar offered her perspective on the current economic situation in Somalia, stressing the importance of security in underpinning economic growth. Read More

Training on Economic Crime and Multiagency Cooperation

13-15 August 2014 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Global Center held a training on economic crime and multiagency cooperation. The training included best practices for the processing of economic crime from intelligence, to investigation, to prosecution, and emphasized ways to improve coordination and collaboration between these and other agencies. During the training, facilitators discussed various forms of economic crime including fraud and corruption, asset recovery and confiscation, and mutual legal assistance within the context of the Ethiopian anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism regime. Read More

Latest Publications

Strengthening Multilateral Policies and Practices to Counter Violent Extremism

In view of its primary responsibility to maintain international peace and security, the UN Security Council plays a number of important roles in supporting UN entities and member states’ in their CVE efforts – whether through shaping international obligations and norms, mandating peacekeeping and political missions, or enhancing coordination and capacity within the UN Secretariat to meet emerging threats. This brief explores how the Security Council could better leverage these roles to further integrate CVE considerations into their responses to terrorism and conflicts that are influenced by terrorism and violent extremism. It also highlights some of the key challenges and opportunities in further integrating CVE practice into the work of the UN, in particular through Security Council. Read More

Tracking Progress: AML/CFT Developments in East Africa and the Greater Horn

This research study examines legislative and institutional progress made by national anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regimes across East Africa and the Greater Horn. It builds upon a 2012 study produced by the Global Center in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Security Sector Program (ISSP). The 2014 study will highlight developments made in the IGAD states as well as Tanzania and Yemen, given their geographic and strategic importance to cross-border security, and will enable a more comprehensive analysis of AML/CFT challenges in the region. Read More