Preventing the abuse of non-profits to finance terrorism – the EU response

Siobhan Daly and Helmut Anheier

Following September 11 2001, the legal and regulatory frameworks within which non-profit organizations (NPOs) function have been the subject of intense scrutiny in order to prevent their abuse for terrorist purposes. In this short article, we consider the European Union response to possible abuse, particularly with regard to the use of NPOs for financing terrorism. In general, both the EU response and the non-profit response to it has been a much more muted affair than has been seen in the US.

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