Institutional Development: constitute a strong and competent Regional Body for AML/CFT, capable of providing the requisite support to member States in order to assist them to develop strong capacity to counter Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism, within their respective jurisdictions and at the regional level.
Compliance Monitoring: Monitor and assess member States to determine their level of compliance with acceptable International AML/CFT Standards. This involves the conduct of mutual evaluations and follow-up actions.
Typologies and other Research: Typologies are specialized type of studies, which help to determine the techniques, methods, extent, pattern, trends, location and impact of ML and FT on Member States. Conventional research also constitutes a critical component of studies conducted by GIABA.
Technical Support to Member States: Provide support to Member States to create stronger and more effective and efficient AML/CFT structures and practices. This includes development of MS financial intelligence units (FIUs) and strengthening of other vital national AML/CFT agencies.
Partnerships: Promote strategic partnerships with the private sector, civil society and other key stakeholders.
Regional and International Cooperation: Expand and reinforce cooperation within and between Member States, between Member States and GIABA, and with International partners in general.