Book Chapter

Anti-corruption strategies in the gulf cooperation Council’s States: Lessons learned and the path forward

M Biygautane

Government Anti-Corruption Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective | Routledge - Taylor & Francis | Published : 2015


The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states consist of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). They have achieved unprecedented levels of economic growth since the discovery of oil in the region starting from the 1950s. Recently, GCC states have realized that the wealth generated from oil resources is not enough to secure long-term sustainable economic prosperity in the absence of effective anti-corruption strategies and tools within the machinery of government.

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