Egmont Centre of FIU Excellence and Leadership

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Global Asset Recovery Conference

An effective asset recovery regime is essential for a robust anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CFT) system. According to the FATF recommendations, jurisdictions are measured on the effectiveness of their AML/CFT structures. A key component...
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Advanced Strategic Analysis course MENA

The Egmont Centre of FIU Excellence and Leadership (#ECOFEL) will be delivering the Advanced Strategic Analysis Course (A-SAC) for FIU analysts in the EGFIU’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region from October 29th to...
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Workshop Enhancing Interagency Cooperation Between FIUs and Other Competent Authorities

On October 16-18, 2023, the ECOFEL assisted the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) in successfully delivering its workshop on ‘Enhancing Interagency Cooperation Between FIUs and Other Competent Authorities (LEAs)’ in Seychelles. During the workshop,...
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Financial Investigative Techniques course Uzbekistan

The ECOFELs in-person ‘Financial Investigative Techniques’ training course for Uzbekistan was a great success! As jurisdictions are now measured based on the effectiveness of their AML/CFT system, the ECOFEL delivered this training course, in line...
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Targeted Assistance

Request ECOFEL assistance here! The ECOFEL supports Egmont members, candidates and non-members with a wide range of capacity building activities. Through its Targeted Assistance Program, the ECOFEL supports FIUs in addressing operational challenges. Seasoned experts...
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Mentorship Program

The work of a Head of FIU (HoFIU) is often demanding due to the ever increasing national and international pressure on FIUs. It can be a challenge to find solutions to complex day-to-day operational issues....
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eLearning –

Start Learning Now! The ECOFEL eLearning platform ( has been developed to deliver professional training and knowledge to FIU personnel across the globe and empower FIUs to strive towards excellence and leadership. Additionally, the platform...
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Specialized Training

The ECOFEL developed several specialized (online) training courses on a broad range of topics. Some examples are the Advanced Strategic Analysis course and the Corporate Vehicles and Financial Products course.These specialized training courses have been...
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The Secondment Program is one mechanism through which FIU-staff may be “seconded” to work in a another FIU. The aim is to grow your skills and invigorate your career. The ECOFEL is currently working on...
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Task Forces

Task Forces facilitate more effective exchange of operational information between FIUs. They also foster a shared understanding of specific potential ML/TF cases, and the exchange of operational information. Contact the ECOFEL for more information on...
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ECOFEL is Funded by the Financial Contributions of INL and SWISS Confederation.

Excellence & Leadership

FIU Leadership Development eLearning course

The ECOFEL would like to announce the launch of its new eLearning course, “FIU Leadership Development.” Produced by Dr Susan Murray of Clearpath Leadership, this...
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Become a Mentor

Many Heads of FIUs have long recognized the benefits of sharing experiences, skills, ideas, and best practices with other Heads of FIUs. With this in...
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Become a Mentee

Who knows what it’s like to be a Head of FIU better than a Head of FIU? The work of a Head of FIU (HoFIU)...
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Request for Assistance

Please fill out the Request for Assistance form so that we can provide your FIU with the best possible assistance.


Thanks to you and the rest of the ECOFEL team for the opportunity to present today and for organizing such an interesting dialogue with diverse perspectives and insights on the fight against IWT. Congratulations on a great event!

Laura Arguello-Williams

Laura Arguello-Williams

Well done #ECOFEL for having successfully organized this workshop despite the current COVID-19 challenges. Criminals are accumulating impressive illegal proceeds while causing #deforestation and driving endangered species to the brink of #extinction. This is serious transnational organized crime.

Fabrizio F.

Fabrizio F.

It was our pleasure to participate with 6-8 analysts in the Corporate Vehicles and Financial Instruments Course. I received good feedback from all of them regarding your (and others) presentation, many thanks for GIZ and ECOFEL that supported this event.

Behar Xhema

Behar Xhema

Dear #ECOFEL congratulations on this first anniversary. I wish for many more and lots of success. #ECOFEL is such a success story, driven by very dedicated staff.

Mark van Thiel

Mark van Thiel