May 06, 2018
The Administrative Control and Transparency Authority has participated in the Arab Forum of Anti-Corruption Organizations and Financial Intelligence Units, which was held in Beirut on Thursday of May 3rd.
The forum was held on the sidelines of the 27th General Meeting of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), organized by the Special Investigating Commission (SIC) for FATF of the Middle East and North Africa (MENAFATF), the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET), with the support of the United Nations (UN), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units.
The State of Qatar, represented by the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority and the Financial Information Unit, participated in the events and meetings of this forum.
Furthermore, the forum aims to explore ways and means to develop and activate local and international cooperation between financial news units and national anti-corruption authorities, as well as cooperating with law enforcement authorities.
Lastly, the forum will focus on international standards and best practice in the fight against corruption and highlight the challenges and obstacles faced by the concerned authorities in carrying out their duties to combat corruption and contribute to the imposition of effective punishment.