The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) is an international alliance of legislators, working together to combat corruption, strengthen democracy, and uphold the rule of law. We work closely with a network of allied international institutions, including the United Nations, the UNDP, INTERPOL, the World Bank, and the Council of Europe, amongst others.

 

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The 7th GOPAC Global Conference, 9-10 December 2019, Doha, Qatar

The 7th Global Conference of Parliamentarians against Corruption was hosted by the Shura Council of the State of Qatar, co-organized by the Global Organization Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC). In 2019, the theme “Integrity Matters” reflected GOPAC’s objectives to fight corruption and improve good governance throughout the world by strengthening cooperation between parliamentarians, governments and civil societies, in line with GOPAC’s commitment to promote its core values of integrity, accountability, collaboration, and diversity. All delegates agreed to adopt an outcome document called as “Doha Declaration” that urges Parliaments to enact a clear set of rules on conflict of interests, financial transparency, code of ethics and conducts, and public participation in inclusive policy making. At the end of the conference, GOPAC elect H.E. Ahmad bin Abdulla bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, Speaker of the Shura Council State of Qatar as the new GOPAC Chair. Under the leadership of the new chair, GOPAC will continue to initiate, innovate, and revolutionize global parliamentary efforts against corruption.

GOPAC Global Conference News Release could be found here

More information and documents regarding the conference could be found here.


2018 APNAC Biennial General Meeting

The 2018 APNAC Biennial General Meeting (BGM) was successfully held on March 17-18, 2018 in Accra, Ghana; hosted by APNAC Ghana and supported by Ghana, under the theme: “The role of the Parliamentarians in the fight against Corruption, in achieving the SDGs in Africa, and paving the way for the sustainability and the future of APNAC.” During the BGM, APNAC members also elected H.E. Justin Muturi as the new APNAC President and Board of Directors for 2018-2020 period.

APNAC BGM Communique


GOPAC Annual General Meeting 2017 Result

GOPAC is pleased to announce that the agenda items of its 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) were finally passed on January 25, 2018. Previously, the AGM of GOPAC was held in Bali, Indonesia, on September 8, 2017 with GOPAC members participated by in-person and electronic attendance. GOPAC also welcomes Dr. Fadli Zon as the elected Chair and 7th Board of Directors for 2017-2019 period.

AGM 2017 Result Announcement


7th Forum of Parliamentarians at 7th Session of CoSP UNCAC

The Forum of Parliamentarians has been a key component of engaging parliamentarians in UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). On November 9, 2017, GOPAC along with GOPAC Oceania, UNODC, UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC), and UNDP successfully held the 7th Forum of Parliamentarians during the 7th Conference of State Parties to the UNCAC in Vienna. The forum focused on oversight matters and ways for Members of Parliament to improve development effectiveness. We invite you to review the photos and webcast of the session’s webcast through the link below.

Photos and Session Webcast


Accession to Council of Europe Participatory Status

GOPAC has acceded to official status with the Council of Europe. We look forward to working with President Michele Nicoletti, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, and the members of the Council’s Parliamentary Assembly, on strengthening public integrity across the forty-seven member states.

Conference of Europe INGOs


Launch of our Toolkit on the UN SDGs

Legislators from every region of the world gathered in Washington DC, to begin a global effort to implement the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the parliaments of the world. “Realising those goals will require monumental political will and effort by national legislatures and national governments,” said GOPAC CEO Akaash Maharaj. “Our new handbook will give legislators the tools, guidance, and experience of their peers, to help them turn international ambitions into national achievements.”

Parliament’s Role in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

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