Regional Public Awareness Events.
During the year, regional public awareness events were held to engage stakeholders and the general public country-wide to deepen their understanding on AML/CFT issues. This was done in selected regional towns as highlighted below.
FIA conducted 4 AML/CFT public awareness events in; Jinja on 26/03/2019, at the Public Service College; Mbarara on 9/5/2019, at Hotel Triangle; Mbale on 12/6/2019, at Mbale Resort Hotel; and Arua on 19/6/2019, at Desert Breeze Hotel. Over 600 stakeholders and members of the public attended these workshops. The events were well covered by the various media houses which boosted further awareness through broadcast, as summarized below.