Saudi Arabia to Participate in the CoSP10 Conference in the U.S. on Monday

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will participate with a delegation headed by the President of the Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), Mazin bin Ibrahim Al-Kahmous, in the 10th session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP10) to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).

The Saudi delegation for the CoSP10 in Atlanta, U.S., will comprise members from various ministries, including interior, foreign affairs, justice, the Presidency of State Security, and the Bureau of Experts at the Council of Ministers.

At this conference, officials, experts, and anti-corruption specialists representing States Parties and international organizations will delve into integrity protection and anti-corruption efforts. Discussions will encompass advancing anti-corruption commitments, policy priorities, monitoring implementation, and sharing experiences.

The agenda will cover asset recovery, fostering international cooperation, and adopting resolutions benefiting relevant areas. Notably, the Kingdom will propose studying methodologies and indicators for measuring corruption rates and the effectiveness of anti-corruption frameworks.

Moreover, alongside the conference, Saudi Arabia will host an exhibition highlighting its local and international anti-corruption initiatives.

Additionally, they will organize a high-level event, "Nazaha's Global Initiative for Measuring Corruption," featuring participation from international organizations specialized in transparency, integrity protection, anti-corruption, CoSP representatives, and civil society institutions.

The Kingdom is a party to the UNCAC, following its approval by the Cabinet under Resolution No. (62) on 02/03/1434 AH.

This conference holds significant importance among the conferences dedicated to combating corruption, and promoting integrity and transparency, with over 180 countries being parties to the convention.