Annual Work Plan for Turkmenistan was agreed within the project entitled “Promoting transparency and action against economic crime” (CA TAEC) as a part of the Central Asia Rule of Law Programme. This project cofounded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division of the Council of Europe.
The main objective of the regional project is to strengthen the national capacity to combat economic crime and fight corruption in accordance with regional priorities and national needs. The following four main areas were identified for joint activities with Turkmenistan within the annual plans:
1. Enhance business integrity and compliance in the private sector, reducing administrative barriers and ensuring the protection of rights of entrepreneurs;
2. Strengthening the capacity of authorities in combating and preventing corruption;
3. Strengthening the capacity of law enforcement agencies to counter and prevent corruption, economic crimes, money laundering, financing of terrorism and the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction;
4. Strengthening national systems for combating money laundering, financing of terrorism and the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.