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Financial Investigations a Practical Approach - From Planning to Action.

Financial Investigations a Practical Approach - From Planning to Action.

by Kudzai Chinoda -
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Title: Financial Investigations a Practical Approach - From Planning to Action.

 

Course Start Date: Wed, 1 July 2020 - End Date: Fri, 14 August 2020

 

Closing Date for Registration: Wed, 15 July 2020

 

Introduction

In May 2020 we started engaging our ARINSA family to take online courses. This was done to take advantage of the work from home modalities and travel restrictions that had been put in place by several governments in the Southern African region during this COVID pandemic. UNODC Global e-learning is running several e-learning courses via the ARINSA website and this will continue into the coming months. During each month we will be focusing on a specific topic. The focus for the month of May has been “Introduction to Money Laundering”. In the month of July, the focus will be on “Financial Investigations: Search and Seizures”.  The month of August will focus on “prosecuting money laundering asset forfeiture cases” while September will be for the judiciary. Experts will follow up with live online interactive sessions where the knowledge and skills obtained from the e-learning courses will be further strengthened and enhanced. Participants will have an opportunity to clarify and ask questions during the live sessions and through discussion forums.

The 2nd module starting in July, is a follow-up to the 1st module which ran from 1 May 2020 to 21 June 2020. To fully understand this second module  participants are encouraged to go through the courses of the 1st module which is accessible through the ARINSA websiteMLC course. This 2nd module covers a number of topics and participants will be encouraged to take more courses than the prescribed mandatory courses to obtain a wider view on the subject matter.  


 

 

Structure

The second module has 13 courses, which must be completed by the end of the 2nd week of August. Each course takes approximately 1-2 hours. Participants will be required to take at

least three courses per week and four courses in the last week. After each week, participants will be required to complete the following:

1.       Upload certificates of completion (obtained from the UNODC Global E-Learning)

2.       Write a short summary of what you learnt during the week of not more than 200 words   

          in the text box labeled “Online Text

3.       Complete a brief evaluation questionnaire 

4.       Participate in an online webinar

Four (4) live webinar sessions will be done to cover the courses, all of which will be mandatory towards the awarding of a final course certificate. After the lifting of the COVID-19 travel restrictions, UNODC will organize training sessions which will build upon the foundations laid in these courses. Completion of this module will be considered when inviting and sponsoring attendance to future in-person courses.

UNODC therefore kindly requests all contact points, heads of departments and colleagues to spread this message as widely as possible to all possible participants within the asset forfeiture space and all other institutions that are linked to money laundering and financial crime to avail themselves to take these courses.

Registration

In order to register for e-learning, course participants need to be a part of the ARINSA website platform. ARINSA website membership application forms can be obtained from Yeukai.Tizora@un.org. Upon completion, forms must be scanned and sent to Yeukai and copying arinsa@un.org, for registration. Kindly note that only typed or clearly hand-written (in CAPITAL LETTERS) forms are accepted. Photographs of these forms may also suffice. Please send an email to the above addresses in case of any challenges registering to the platform. Please Note that: Yahoo email addresses are blocking emails from our system therefore use alternative email addresses.

Those who are already part of the ARINSA platform but have forgotten login credentials should send an email request clearly stated “forgotten password” to Yeukai.Tizora@un.org and copy arinsa@un.org.

 

 

Once you have obtained the ARINSA website login credentials, enroll yourself for the e-learning course by following the link here (https://new.arinsa.org/course/view.php?id=59),

 

Or else,

if you are in the ARINSA platform go to “LEARNING -> FISZ -> under the heading FISZ Self Enroll –  The enrollment key is “fisz2020” -> Click Enroll Me

Once enrolled on the FISZ course, now register yourself as a “NEW USER”  at the UNODC GLOBAL eLearning website by following the link here ( https://golearn.unodc.org/lms/login/index.php) . Once you successfully register and login to the UNODC Global website, send your full names and login credentials that you have used by email to kudzai.chinoda@un.org and copy arinsa@un.org. Existing students or those who have already registered for the previous course do not need to be enrolled again on the UNODC GLOBAL eLearning website.

The deadline for online all Registrations for the July course will be CoB, Wednesday, 14 July 2020.

There are limited spaces so, NO participants will be registered or enrolled after this date!

We hope that you will find this to be worthwhile and enriching to your careers as well as of those of the others.

REMEMBER LET US LEAVE THE CRIMINALS WITH NOWHERE TO HIDE!!

All the best and let us keep safe.

 

Best Regards,


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