No Money for Terror Conference

No Money for Terror Conference

No Money for Terror Conference

#GS-03 Internal Security

For Prelims:

No Money for Terror Conference:

  • The Conference is organised by Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) of over 100 countries, jointly called The Egmont Group.
  • The Egmont Group was created to provide FIUs around the world a forum to exchange information confidentially to combat money-laundering, the financing of terrorism and other predicate offences.
  • New Delhi will host the third edition of the “No Money for Terror” (NMFT) conference in November 18 and 19, 2022.
  • There would be 450 representatives attending the conference, including representatives from Interpol, Europol and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
  • Pakistan and Afghanistan are not attending the event while a confirmation from China was awaited.

National Investigation Agency:

  • The NIA is the Central Counter-Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency of India mandated to investigate all the offences affecting the sovereignty, security and integrity of India.
  • It is a statutory body under the NIA Act enacted on 31-12-08 during the aftermath of Mumbai Terror Attacks.
  • At present NIA is functioning as the Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency in India.
  • The agency is empowered to deal with the investigation of terror related crimes across states without special permission from the states under written proclamation from the Ministry of Home Affairs.


  • The whole of India and also applies to Indian citizens outside the country.
  • Persons in the service of the government wherever they are posted.
  • Persons on ships and aircraft registered in India wherever they may be.
  • Persons who commit a scheduled offence beyond India against the Indian citizen or affecting the interest of India.

Source “India has evidence of terror financing through social media platforms: NIA chief