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Kuwait’s Nazaha emphasizes the need of the public to report corruption cases

By Faten Omar

Kuwait: The Kuwait Public Fund Protection Association, in collaboration with the Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), held a symposium and workshop on Sunday entitled “Investigation and Follow-up for the Recovery of Stolen Public Funds” .. In his opening remarks, Nazaha’s Vice President Nawaf al-Mumel counselor emphasized the need to raise community awareness and assist in reporting corruption cases. “There are still many procedural challenges related to strengthening the practical aspects of recovering funds stolen in corruption crimes, which require follow-up and domestic action to bring into effect Chapter 5 of the Anti-Corruption Convention. There is, “he added. Mumel further confirmed that social awareness is an essential mechanism, adding that government agencies and Kuwaiti people must work closely together to combat corruption.

Nazaha’s Vice President Counselor, Nawaf Al Mumel, will speak at the workshop.

Meanwhile, Fahad Arnasel, a finance officer at the Kuwait Public Fund Protection Association, said the Kuwait Anti-Corruption Agency has always cooperated with civil society organizations in the implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption in 2006. Works with social responsibility to recover stolen funds and assist in reporting corruption cases. He points out that Kuwait needs to take into account the experience of Malaysia and Switzerland and benefit from their experience in order to apply better recommendations, and benefit from their international experience and those domestically. Was requested to apply.

From the embezzlement of Kuwait’s investment in Spain in the 1990s to the case of the former general manager, Mr. Nasser played a major role in the Fatova Justice Department working with local and international authorities to recover the looted funds. I pointed out that. Fahd Al-Rajaan, a public institution for social security. He points out that the government has formed a legal team to work on the protection of the state treasury, and the government trains its employees by providing them with the opportunity to attend meetings, seminars and workshops, and with civil society institutions. He added that he is trying to apply the protocol of cooperation. ..

Nasreen Rabiean, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Kuwait, will give a speech.

Meanwhile, Kuwait’s United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Nasreen Rabiean said that corruption is one of the most important issues affecting all societies and their inclusive and sustainable development, and public funding protection is common. Emphasized that it was the responsibility of. She has shown that the United Nations, through its jurisdiction, organization and international treaties, is making serious international efforts in this area to combat all forms of corruption and protect public funds. “Corruption needs to be addressed to protect human rights and promote democratic accountability,” she said.

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