Invitation to Participate

We hereby formally announce the collaboration between the Compliance Institute, Nigeria (CIN) and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) in organizing One-Day Workshop on North Korea Sanctions and Counter Proliferation Compliance.

Participation is absolutely FREE but attendance will be based on a first-come-first served basis as we only have capacity for One Hundred (100) delegates at each of the venues.

Please note that after collating all submitted forms a decision will be made on those who made the final 100 list and you will be formally sent a ”Gate Pass”. Only those with the ”Gate Pass” will participate in the Workshop

Lagos Date: Wednesday 21st August, 2019

Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Abuja Date: Thursday, 22nd August, 2019.

Venue: Barcelona Hotel, 23 Blantyre Street, Wuse 2, Abuja

Time: 8am prompt

Workshop Objectives

The workshop will provide practical advice for participants on sanctions compliance and counter proliferation-finance and would cover key aspects of North Korea sanctions and counter-proliferation finance measures, including:

  • Overview of United Nations Security Council Resolutions and other relevant international-level sanctions on North Korea, including FATF recommendations on countering proliferation-finance.
  • Presentation on North Korean business activities in Africa and typologies of North Korean sanctions evasion tactics.
  • Presentation on “foundations of effective sanctions compliance” relevant across sanctions programs.
  • Presentation on using publicly-available information in sanctions compliance and
    enforcement

The workshop will also include breakout sessions focused on specific case studies.

Course Contents: –

  • Foundations of Effective Sanctions Compliance
  • Overview of international sanctions on North Korea and counter proliferation finance rules.
  • CIN Chapter Launch and ACAMS Certification Partnership awareness
  • North Korean business activities in Africa and typologies of North Korean evasion tactics.
  • Sources of publicly available information for sanctions compliance.

Program of Event

8:00 a.m.- 08:30 a.m.: Registration and Opening

8:30 a.m.- 08:45 a.m.: Introduction and Agenda Settling

8:45 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.: Session 1: Presentation on Foundations of Effective Sanctions Compliance.

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Session 2: Overview of international sanctions on North Korea and counter proliferation – finance rules.

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: CIN Chapter Launch and ACAMS Certification Partnership awareness

12:45 p.m.- 1:45 p.m.: Lunch/Networking

01:45 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.: Break-out sessions

02:30 p.m.- 3:45 p.m: Session 3: North Korean business activities in Africa and typologies of North Korean evasion tactics.

03:45 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.: coffee/Tea Break

04:00 p.m.- 4:45 p.m.: Session 4: Sources of publicly available information for sanctions compliance.

04:45 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.: Final Q&A

05:00 p.m.- 5:15 p.m.: Closing Ceremony and Audience Survey

This form should be submitted on or before Monday, 15 July, 2019
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About CNAS
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is an independent, bipartisan, nonprofit organization that develops strong, pragmatic, and principled national security and defense policies. CNAS engages policymakers, experts, and the public with innovative, fact-based research, ideas, and analysis to shape and elevate the national security debate. A key part of its mission is to inform and prepare the national security leaders of today and tomorrow.

CNAS performs groundbreaking research and analysis to shape and elevate the national security and foreign policy debate in Washington and beyond. The dynamic research agenda is designed to shape the choices of leaders in the U.S. government, the private sector, and society to advance U.S. interests and
strategy.

CNAS is located in Washington and was established in 2007 by co-founders Dr. Kurt M. Campbell and Michèle A. Flournoy

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