The representatives of Ukraine are participating in the 65th MONEYVAL Plenary meeting

During 22-26 May 2023, the representatives of Ukraine, headed by the SFMS, are participating in the meetings of the Working group on Evaluations and the 65th MONEYVAL Plenary meeting, which take place in Strasbourg (French Republic).

During the Plenary meeting the following issues are discussed:

- adoption of the Mutual Evaluation Reports of North Macedonia and Romania;

- adoption of the follow-up reports within the 5th round of Mutual Evaluation of Albania and Slovenia;

- planning and sequencing for the 6th Round of mutual evaluations;

- adoption of the MONEYVAL report on Money laundering risks in the world of virtual assets and their service providers;

- follow-up to the Declaration of Ministers and high-level delegates of the member States and territories of MONEYVAL and MONEYVAL Strategy on anti-money laundering, combating the financing of terrorism and proliferation financing (2023-2027), etc.

During the Plenary meeting, negotiations are held with MONEYVAL member countries and observers. International partners are provided with information on the operation of the national AML/CFT/CPF system in the context of the aggressive war of the Russian Federation (RF) against Ukraine.

Ukraine has confirmed compliance with all international obligations in the field of financial monitoring taking into account the objective circumstances of the functioning of the anti-legalization system.


On March 16, 2022, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe decided to exclude RF from the Council of Europe and, accordingly, from the MONEYVAL, as a working body of the Council of Europe. Taking this into account, the RF is not taking part in these meetings.

On October 13, 2022, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted a resolution declaring the Russian regime as a terrorist one.

On November 23, 2022, the European Parliament adopted a resolution recognizing Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism.

On April 25, 2023, the Declaration of Ministers and high-level delegates of the member States and territories of MONEYVAL was approved, which condemned the continued aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and confirmed full support for Ukraine and its people.