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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Ricardo Garcia Cervantes, Chair of GOPAC Congratulates the Amir of Kuwait on UN Recognition as Humanitarian Leader

As Chair of GOPAC, I extend GOPAC’s congratulations to His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on his United Nations recognition as Humanitarian Leader. This recognition is a reflection of His Highness’ strong commitment to safeguarding the lives of citizens the world over.

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Blog: Money Laundering Hinders the Fight Against Poverty

Priya Sood, GTF Program Advisor at GOPAC’s Global Secretariat, wrote a blog in the Huffington Post about the devastating impact money laundering has on the world’s poorest countries. The ONE Campaign estimates that corrupt acts deprive citizens who are in dire need of better healthcare and education of $1 trillion per year. Ms. Sood writes that greater transparency for financial transactions and Beneficial Ownership Declarations are needed. She applauds the efforts made by both the United Kingdom and the European Parliament, but urges the Canadian government to adopt an Open Government Partnership national-level action plan on beneficial ownership transparency.

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Check out GOPAC’s August Newsletter!

GOPAC’s August newsletter is now available online. In our latest issue, we showcase our latest publication, Making a Difference: Victories in the fight against corruption, where we highlight the many achievements of our dedicated members. Our Ukrainian chapter is hard at work advocating for a new anti-corruption agency in Ukraine. Also, read about the recent meeting that was held at the Global Secretariat with the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency.

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GOPAC Pushes Anti-Corruption Measures at Post-2015 Consultations

GOPAC Mongolia member the Honourable Oyun Sanjaasuren, Minister of Environment and Green Development in Mongolia, and GOPAC Oceania Chair John Hyde played strong roles in the United Nations (UN) Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Post 2015 Accountability.

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