On the margin of the CoSP to the United Nations Convention against Corruption in its 7th session, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia held a workshop, Tuesday 7/11/2017, entitled (Experiences of states parties in making use of best practices suggested under framework of the CoSP and its subsidiary bodies). In this workshop the kingdom reviewed its experiences and mechanisms related to coordination between its relevant government entities in order to implement best practices in the field of preventing and fighting corruption. With the participation of the Saudi governmental experts team which consists of (Nazaha, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Education and Public Prosecution), and the head of the American delegation and a number of officials, heads of delegations, and international experts specialized in the field of protecting integrity and fighting corruption.
Head of the Saudi delegation H.E. Dr. Bandar bin Ahmed Abalkhail, Vice President of the Protection of Integrity at Nazaha, reviewed the Kingdom's efforts, experiences and mechanisms related to the coordination between its relevant government entities in order to implement best practices in the field of preventing and fighting corruption.
H.E. the Vice President said that the goal from reviewing states experiences is to provide answers for states inquiries in order to benefit and gain experience for the review phase.
This workshop also included a review of the experience of the United States of America in implementing the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), and it was presented by head of the American delegation MS. Nan Fife. The workshop was moderated by Jon Brandolino, Director, Division for Treaty Affairs.
The Conference of States Parties to the United Nations against Corruption is the most important conference in fighting corruption, promoting integrity and transparency. It aims at fostering international cooperation, and assessing anti-corruption legislations and means for improving them.