AGENDA FOR THE 36TH MEETING OF THE COLLEGE OF SUPERVISORS OF THE WEST AFRICAN MONETARY ZONE (CSWAMZ)
FEBRUARY 6 – 14, 2020
DAY ONE – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2020

8.00a.m. – 9.00a.m. Arrival/Registration

9.10a.m. – 9.25a.m. Opening Remarks by Mr. Mohamed Lamine Conte, Chairman of CSWAMZ and Director, Banking Supervision Department, Central Bank of Guinea

9.25a.m. – 9.40a.m. Welcome Address by Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi E. Egbuna, Director-General, WAMI

9.40a.m. – 10.00a.m. Keynote Address by Prof. Kelfala M. Kallon, Honourable Governor, Bank of Sierra Leone

10.00a.m. – 10.30a.m. Group Photograph/Tea Break

TECHNICAL SESSIONS
10.30a.m. – 11.30a.m.
 Consideration and Adoption of Agenda of the Meeting
 Consideration of the Report of the 35th Meeting
 Election of the New Chairman

11.30a.m. – 1.00p.m. Matters Arising
 Joint Examination Exercises
 Automated Banking Supervision
 Processes Implementation/Revision of Risk-Based Supervision Framework (All)

1.00p.m. – 2.00p.m. Lunch Break

2.00p.m. – 3.30p.m.
 Implementation of Basel II and III (All)
 IFRS, IFRS 9 & IFRS 16 Implementation (All)
 Report on self-assessment of compliance with Basel Core Principles (All)

3.30p.m. – 4.00p.m. Tea Break

4.00p.m. – 5.00p.m
 Report on adoption of Model Act for Banks and Financial Holding Companies (All)
 Update on Timelines and Mechanisms for the Implementation of Supervisory and Regulatory Standards (All Members)
 Publication of 2019 Financial Stability Report (WAMI)

DAY TWO – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020

9a.m. – 10.30a.m.
 Dashboard on Implementation of Directives by COGs (WAMI)
 Progress Report of Expert Committee on harmonisation of RBS frameworks in the WAMZ

10.30a.m. – 11.00a.m. Tea Break

11.00a.m. – 12.00p.m. Presentation by GIABA on AML/CFT issues and experiences in the Zone.

11.00a.m. – 12.00p.m. Presentation by a Standard Chartered Bank SL Ltd.
1.00p.m. – 2.00p.m. Lunch Break

2.00p.m. – 3.30p.m. Presentation of country reports on banking sector developments/update on AML/CFT
• The Gambia
• Ghana

3.30p.m. – 4.00p.m. Tea Break

4.00p.m. – 4.30p.m. Presentation of country reports on banking sector developments/update on AML/CFT
• Guinea
• Liberia

4.30p.m. – 5.00p.m. General Observations on the Presentation

DAY THREE – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2020

9.00a.m. – 10.00a.m. Presentation of country reports on banking sector developments/update on AML/CFT
• Nigeria
• Sierra Leone

10.00a.m. – 10.30a.m. Presentation of country reports on banking sector developments/update on AML/CFT
• Commission Bancaire
• WAMA

10.30a.m. – 11.00a.m. Tea Break

11.00a.m. – 12.00noon. Observations on the Presentation

12 noon – 1.00p.m. Presentation by WAIFEM on capacity development programmes for the Zone

1.00p.m. – 2.00p.m. Lunch

2.00p.m. – 3.30p.m. A.O.B.

DAY FOUR – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2020

9.00a.m. – 10.30a.m. Preparation of Report

10.30a.m. – 11.00a.m. Tea Break

11.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. Preparation of Report

1.00p.m. – 2:00p.m. Lunch

3.00pm – 4.30pm Consideration and adoption of Report

4.30p.m. – 5.00p.m. Tea Break

5.00p.m. – 6.00p.m. Consideration and Adoption of Report

DAY FIVE – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2020

9.00a.m. – 10.30a.m. Participation in Technical Committee

10.30a.m. – 11.00a.m. Tea Break

11.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. Participation in Technical Committee

1.00p.m. – 2:00p.m. Lunch

2.00p.m. – 3.30p.m. Participation in Technical Committee

3.30p.m. – 4.00p.m. Tea Break

4.00p.m. – 5.00p.m. Participation in Technical Committee

5.00p.m. – 6.00p.m. Participation in Technical Committee

DAY SIX – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2020
9.00a.m. – 10.30a.m. Presentation of Report to the Technical Committee (TC)

10.30a.m. – 11.00a.m. Tea Break

11.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. Consideration of Comments by the TC

1.00p.m. – 2.00p.m. Lunch

2.00p.m. – 3.30p.m. Finalization of the Report to Committee of Governors

3.30p.m. – 4.00p.m. Tea Break

DAY EIGHT – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020

11.30a.m. – 12.00p.m. Presentation of Report to the Committee of Governors

1.00p.m. – 2.00p.m. Lunch

2.00pm – 5.00p.m. Preparation of Report of the Committee of Governors on the CSWAMZ Activities

DAY NINE – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020

9.00a.m. – 1.00pm Participation at the Convergence Council

1.00p.m. – Lunch/Close

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