Qatar Is Demonstrating Its Strong Commitment to Preventing Corruption

Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies have published a report to support the vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that all people should live in peaceful, just and inclusive societies which are free from fear and violence.

The roadmap identifies nine catalytic actions that will help launch the transformation needed to turn the ambition of SDG16+ into reality, which are first, scale up violence prevention for women, children, and for vulnerable groups. Second, Build safe inclusive and resilient cities. Third, Targeted prevention for countries and communities most likely to be left behind. Fourth, Increase justice and legal empowerment. Fifth, Commitment to open and responsive government. Sixth, Reduce corruption and illicit financial and arms flows. Seventh, Legal identity and birth registration for all. Eighth, Empower people as agents of change. Finally, Respect all human rights and promote gender equality.

Qatar is playing a fundamental role besides Switzerland, Republic of Korea and Mexico in Fighting corruption, stemming illicit financial and arms flows, and strengthening the recovery and return of stolen assets will contribute to the delivery of all Sustainable Development Goals.

“Qatar is Demonstrating its strong commitment to preventing corruption and promoting transparent and accountable governance, Qatar, in partnership with the United Nations, established the first regional Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Center in 2011. The Center has significantly increased awareness of corruption in the region. It acts as a hub for training on anti-corruption and the rule of law, the exchange of experiences and expertise through strategic partnerships, and for building institutional capacity to meet international standards and national needs. In 2016, Qatar established the His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Anti-Corruption Excellence Award in 2016 to showcase innovative approaches toward the fight against corruption from around the world” it mentioned
Pathfinders include member states, international organizations, and major partnerships and networks and it convened by the governments of Brazil, Sierra Leone, and Switzerland.