Adoption of the Law on Preventing Financing of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Turkey

A Historic Day for the NGO Sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina
January 26, 2021

The Law on Preventing Financing of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction adopted in Turkey entered into force on 31 December 2020, after it was passed by the Parliament.  The Law is meant to be “in line” with international standards in the fight against the financing of terrorism and laundering offenses in light of the 2019 report of the FATF and the UN Security Council resolutions.  The Law consists of 43 articles that make changes in 6 separate laws. 11 articles out of 43 about associations’ activities bring CSOs under tighter control: 7 articles are related to the Law on Associations and 4 articles are related to the Law on Aid Collection. These changes raise serious concern for the enabling environment for CSOs in Turkey. Read more here.

Source: BCSDN

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