The Director of the FIU, Mrs Carine Charlette-Katinic, attended the two-day conference organised on 18th -19th November 2022 in New Delhi. The deliberations were focused on (i) Global trends in Terrorism and Terrorist Financing (ii) Use of Formal and Informal Channels of Funds for Terrorism (iii) Emerging Technologies and Terrorist Financing and (iv) International Co-operation to address challenges in Combatting Terrorist Financing.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the conference and addressed the 450 delegates from no less than 68 countries, including the Director of the FIU -Mauritius, Heads of multilateral organizations, IMF, INTERPOL, UNODC, MONEYVAL, Ministers and the Financial Action Task Force.
The Prime Minister of India underlined that ‘Financial Intelligence Units, the United Nations Security Council, Financial Action Task Force, and the Egmont Group, are boosting cooperation in the prevention, detection and prosecution of illegal fund flow’.
Mrs Carine Charlette-Katinic marked the dedication, commitment and determination of the FIU to fight terrorism financing through sustained collaboration often reinforced between agencies with Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with both the domestic and the international community at large. She also stressed that in the exercise of her function as the President of ARINSA (The Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network for Southern Africa), the role of Mauritius as a key regional player remains pivotal in the global fight against terrorism financing.