SIDE Event OF THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGAINST CORRUPTION
2 June 2021
Event Live Stream Video
On 2 June 2021, the Supreme Audit Institution of the United Arab Emirates Organized a Side Event on the “Imperative role of Supreme Audit Institutions in the Prevention and Fight against Corruption in modern times”.
The topic was addressed from the following angles:
Lessons learned and experiences from SAIs that have a supporting mandate in their laws regarding the prevention of and the fight against corruption.
Lessons learned and experiences: The role of technology from which SAIs can benefit in the prevention of and the fight against corruption.
Lessons learned and experiences from the collaboration between SAIs and ACAs.
Lessons learned and experiences carried forward to the future.
UAE Supports the International Efforts to Combat Corruption
The UAE stressed on the necessity of cooperation between all world countries and working together in order to activate the joint action mechanism to ensure upgrading the level of anti-corruption operations and preventing the spread of all its forms.
This came during the speech of H.E Dr. Harib ALAMIMI, the President of SAI, Chairman of CoSP to the UNCAC, in the special session titled “Challenges and measurements to prevent corruption and strengthen international cooperation”, held by the General Assembly of the UN.
H.E emphasized that the UAE, along with other countries, concerned about the risks and problems that corruption exacts to the stability and security of the societies and it supports the international efforts to build effective institutions that works on anchoring the principles of accountability, integrity, and transparency to ensure achieving sustainable development goals and welfare of people.
He added that, out of its belief that corruption impedes achieving development plans and undermine the rule of law. The UAE and in cooperation with its international associates and through the general framework of the UNCAC, are working on activating the various chapters of the agreement in which ensures its proper implementation and achieving its goals.