Countering Terrorist Financing

Countering Terrorist Financing

The ECOFEL team is pleased to announce the release of a new eLearning course titled “Countering Terrorist Financing.”

In this course, you will learn about the financial aspects of terrorism, the raising, storing, moving and using of terrorist funds, the international standards established to tackle terrorist financing and how terrorist financing compares with money laundering and other criminal activity.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the differences between Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.
  • Identify the international standards related to terrorist financing.
  • Discuss methods used by terrorist to raise, store, move and use funds.
  • Recognise the role financial intelligence can play in terrorist investigations.
  • Understand how virtual assets can be abused for terrorist financing.
  • Recognise when NGOs can be vulnerable to abuse by terrorists.
  • Explain the role of funding in the process of recruiting individuals into terrorist organisations.
  • Discuss the financial activities that may be present when looking at Foreign Terrorist Fighters.
  • Understand the importance of interagency cooperation to effectively combat terrorist activity.
  • Identify the benefits of using Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) to tackle terrorist financing.
  • Understand the Importance of timely and effective international cooperation.
  • Explain how targeted financial sanctions can be used as a tool to combat terrorist activity.
  • Understand the importance of accurate AML/CFT risk assessments.

Achieve Recognition: Complete the course to earn a certificate that showcases your commitment to combating terrorist financing.

The course can be accessed on the ECOFEL’s eLearning Platform: