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The Impact of International Counter-terrorism on Civil Society Organisations: Understanding the Role of the Financial Action Task Force

by Ben Hayes

Apr 1, 2017

An April 2017 publication commissioned by Brot für die Welt and authored by Ben Hayes looks at The impact of international counterterrorism on civil society organisations, in particular, the role of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)  in setting international standards that affect the way in which civil society organisations are regulatedby nation-states, their access to financial services, and their obligations to avoid proscribed organisations and other entities deemed to pose a 'terrorism' risk. The report makes 11 recommendations to civil society organisations, national and regional parliamentary committees, national governments and the FATF.