Malta’s Participation at the United Nations High Level Meeting on International Cooperation to Combat Illicit Financial Flows

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: May 21, 2019
 

On 16 May 2019 the United Nations convened a High Level meeting in New York on International Cooperation to Combat Illicit Financial Flows and Strengthen Good Practices on Assets Return.

Malta was represented by the Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Carmelo Inguanez. In his statement at the plenary session, Ambassador Inguanez conveyed Malta’s full support to this initiative and underlined the country’s commitment to international cooperation in this field. He referred to the necessity of greater sharing of intelligence across borders and the use of a common Code of Conduct for the process of illegal asset identification and asset recovery.  He also called for a discussion on those issues which commonly block the efficient and effective completion of these processes.


16 May PR picture 1.jpg