The permanent missions of Australia, France, Indonesia, Peru, and Tunisia co-hosted an Arria Formula Meeting on preventing and countering the financing of terrorism, a core focus of the Global Center. In his remarks, Eelco Kessels, executive director, focused on the importance of promoting risk-based and human rights-centric anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism approaches that recognize potential negative consequences such as financial exclusion, de-risking, and economic inequality.

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In addition, Global Center Senior Fellow, Mercy Buku also provided further remarks on the balancing of financial inclusion and financial integrity as part of a 28 March open debate by the UN Security Council on the topic of the development and implementation of effective and targeted countering the financing of terrorism measures in accordance with human rights and financial inclusion principles.


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