Saudi Arabia, represented by the Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), will host in Riyadh from 15-16 March 2022, the First Steering Committee meeting of the Riyadh Initiative "GlobE Network"; aiming at strengthening cooperation between anti-corruption law enforcement authorities with the participation of a number of representatives of Members.
President of the Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority Mazin bin Ibrahim Al-Kahmous welcomed the First Steering Committee meeting for the GlobE Network in the Kingdom, which stems from Saudi Arabia's leading role globally in all fields.
The President of Nazaha said that the Riyadh initiative, which was welcomed and supported by the international community, was an affirmation of the Kingdom's leading role and its belief in the importance of promoting efforts to combat cross-border corruption crimes.
It is worth noting that more than 55 countries and 92 anti-corruption authorities around the world have joined the Riyadh Initiative (GlobE Network), which is the most prominent of its kind globally in the field of anti-corruption since its launch in June 2021 at the United Nations headquarters in Vienna. The Kingdom of Spain has been selected as Chair of the Network and the Steering Committee, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia vice-Chair of the Network and Steering Committee. According to the Charter of the Network, there will be a Steering Committee composed of the following members (the United States of America, the People's Republic of China, Russian Federation, Chile, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Republic of South Korea, Romania, State of Palestine, and Zimbabwe)