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Sectors: Co-op & Development, Economy - Finances, Justice - Security, Public Management, Services

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Gambia-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Serra Leone, Togo.

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Responsible: European commission

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The global objective of this call for proposals is to increase public awareness and political commitment in the fight against money laundering (ML) in ECOWAS countries.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– To design and implement a mechanism to regularly monitor progress on the effective implementation of AML preventive and enforcement measures, as well as of anti-corruption measures;
– To encourage investigative journalism on issues related to ML, governance, corruption and development;
– To increase awareness among parliamentarians, senior public officials and politically exposed persons on the negative effects of ML and public corruption on development;
– To develop and compile awareness-raising tools already existing at the regional level and to share them online.

Among financed actions  
– Wide-spread publication of reports (online, the media, social networks …);
– Capacity-building training for journalists on research and investigation related to AML (e.g, workshops, coaching…);
– Implementation of a sub-regional communication plan with a large variety of adapted support in order to increase public awareness (advertising in the media, theatre sketchs, radio content, debates, Rap /Hip hop music, social networks, comics in newspapers or on the internet,…);
– Online publication (creation of a website or internet platform, publication in social networks, links in specialized institution’s websites,…).