The President of the Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), Mazen bin Ibrahim Al-Kahmous, and the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Dr. Ghada Waly, signed an agreement.
Under the agreement, the UNODC, as custodian of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, will implement the Riyadh Initiative aimed at strengthening international cooperation between law enforcement authorities concerned with combating corruption.
The Riyadh Initiative includes several themes, most prominent of which are:
Establishing a global network for anti-corruption law enforcement authorities under the umbrella of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Creating an online hub and secure communication between anti-corruption law enforcement authorities. Launching knowledge and capacity building programs and tools within the network for employees of anti-corruption authorities, especially in developing countries.