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VISIT OF THE COMMANDER GENERAL OF GUARDIA DI FINANZA, GEN. C.A. GIUSEPPE ZAFARANA

Date:

05/02/2022


VISIT OF THE COMMANDER GENERAL OF GUARDIA DI FINANZA, GEN. C.A. GIUSEPPE ZAFARANA

On May 2nd, 2022 the Chargé d'Affaires ad interim Marco Cerbo received the Commander General of Guardia di Finanza. The General of the Army Corps Giuseppe Zafarana, accompanied by the Head of the II Department of the General Command Gen.D. Cosimo Di Gesù, visited the Permanent Delegation of Italy as part of a mission aimed at strengthening cooperation with the equivalent French Administrations engaged in activities to combat customs fraud, money laundering and illicit trafficking.

The occasion allowed to make a point of situation also for the collaboration with the International Organizations in Paris and, in particular, with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Guardia di Finanza is a solid OECD partner in the field of capacity building with the International Academy for Tax Crime Investigation based at the Ostia Economic and Financial Police School of Guardia di Finanza. In addition, the Corps, as an economic-financial Police Force, in the context of a global approach to fight tax evasion, money laundering and corruption, promotes important activity
to combat criminal phenomena and insidious illegal practices.

The Ostia Academy was used to deliver intensive skills implementation courses for tax crime investigators, in particular, people from developing countries. The courses (basic, intermediate and advanced) have supported investigators on tax crimes during their activities, including extended courses on the conduct of financial investigations as well as specialized courses on specific types of
tax and financial crimes.

The Academy is currently involved in organizing courses within the OECD-MENA project.


Location:

Paris

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