Nazaha participated in a delegation consisting of the Ministry of Finance and the Bureau of investigation and Prosecution in the meeting of the team of intergovernmental working group on the prevention of corruption in its sixth session which lasted for three days and concluded on Wednesday 2/9/2015 in the headquarters of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna.
The meeting discussed good practices and initiatives taken to prevent corruption, particularly with regard to measures to prevent money laundering, integrity in government procurement and transparency and accountability in managing public funds. The team has been briefed on the experiences and practices of state parties of the United Nations Convention against Corruption on the measures and actions taken in this regard. They have also been briefed on the practices and measures taken by the kingdom in this regard.
This meeting is a continuation of the periodic meetings in the framework of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption which aims to strengthen the capability of state parties in the implementation of the convention.
It is worth mentioning that the kingdom is keen to actively participate in these meetings, which are attended by the representatives of all state parties of the convention as well as several international organizations related to the topics in hand like the world Bank, Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR), the European Union and the Arab League, in response to the invitation received by the Kingdom from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to participate in such meetings.