United Nations to Launch New Cross-Border Anti-Corruption Network in Vienna

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: August 19, 2021; 16:37 ♦ (Vindobona)

The United Nations is launching a new anti-corruption network in Vienna known as the Global Operational Network of Anti-Corruption Law Enforcement Authorities (GlobE Network). Under the auspices of the UNODC, the GlobE Network aims to increase cross-border cooperation in combating corruption.

Executive Director of the UNODC Ghada Waly (left) and the President of Saudi Arabia's Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority Mazin Ibrahim M Al-Kahmous (right) celebrate the launch of the GlobE Network. / Picture: © UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

The first UN General Assembly special session against corruption included the launch of a new global network to “develop a quick, agile and efficient tool for combatting cross-border corruption offenses.” …