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QFIU Awareness Program to University Students 10/Oct/2013

QFIU Awareness Program to University Students

The QFIU completed the second phase of its awareness program to the law students at Qatar University on Monday October 7, 2013. This program, which is a main objective of the QFIU Strategy 2013-2017, aims at raising positive awareness in the local community, as it will equip young people with resources to help them understand the risks related to money laundering and terrorism financing and learn more about the fighting concepts.

This program, which was held in collaboration with the Faculty of Law, is divided into three phases. The first phase was held on Thursday 7 of March 2013 in a workshop on” Money Laundering is a Real Threat”. The workshop was open to all university students, it tackled the money laundering crime, its related risks and the national and international fighting and control procedures.

During the second phase, different training sessions were delivered to the students to empower them with important references and tools, such as lectures, practical cases and electronic training, mainly a lecture comprising three worksheets: (1) ” Supervision and Control over the Financial Sector and Risk-based Approach “ delivered by Qatar Central Bank representing the financial supervisory authorities, (2) “Role of the Financial Information Unit in the Reporting System of Suspicious Transactions”, delivered by Qatar Financial Information Unit, and (3) “Role of the Law Enforcement Agencies in the National Fighting Program” delivered by the Criminal Investigation Department(CID) at the Ministry of the Interior, representing the Law Enforcement Agencies .

The third phase of the program is the practical training phase, during which the QFIU will receive five students in a field training for a period of five working days. The students will be selected based on the specified conditions and regulations listed on QFIU website.

For more information or enquiries you can visit QFIU website or call 44455888.

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Law No.(4) of 2010, Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.
Law No.(3) of 2004, Combatting Terrorism.
Law No.(11) of 2004, Penal Code Of Qatar.
Law No.(23) of 2004, Code Of Criminal Procedures.

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