The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) is an international network of parliamentarians dedicated to good governance and combating corruption throughout the world. Since its inception, GOPAC has provided information and analysis, established international benchmarks, and improved public awareness through a combination of global pressure and national action.

 

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Check out GOPAC’s June Newsletter!

GOPAC’s June newsletter is now available online. In our latest issue, we proudly announce the winner of the GOPAC International Anti-Corruption Award and introduce members to our three new national chapters. You can also get updated on our upcoming sixth Global Conference which will take place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and on recent events and workshops that were held in Austria, Fiji, Serbia, and Tonga.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia to host the Sixth Global Conference of Parliamentarians Against Corruption

GOPAC is delighted to announce that it has selected Yogyakarta, Indonesia as the host city for its Sixth Global Conference of Parliamentarians Against Corruption. The conference will take place 6-8 October 2015, and is a joint initiative of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia, GOPAC, Southeast Asian Parliamentarians Against Corruption (SEAPAC), and GOPAC Indonesia.

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GOPAC Endorses Letter to World Bank President for Increased Transparency in World Bank-funded Procurements

GOPAC has endorsed a letter to Dr Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank (WB), urging the WB to increase the transparency and accountability of World Bank-funded procurements, in particular by requiring the disclosure and publication of the beneficial ownership information for all legal entity bidders. The letter, signed by 107 civil society organizations, furthers commitments made by GOPAC at the 2013 Global Conference where the Anti-Money Laundering Global Task Force resolved to advocate for the requirement that all financial institutions and intermediaries demand a binding legal declaration of beneficial ownership for all deposits and other financial transactions, with sanctions for non-compliance.

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African, Caribbean, Pacific Parliamentarians Link Corruption to Human Rights Exploitation

Tackling corruption is at the heart of achieving human rights, the Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) Oceania Chair John Hyde told parliamentarians at the African, Caribbean and Pacific – European Union (ACP-EU) Joint Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Suva, Fiji.

News Release

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