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 January Newsletter!

GOPAC’s January newsletter is now available online. In our latest issue, read about a recent anti-corruption and UNCAC engagement workshop that was held in the Cook Islands and GOPAC Cook Islands’ new leadership. You can also get updated on the three roundtable sessions hosted by ARPAC to strengthen anti-corruption policies and mechanisms in the MENA region and GOPAC Anti-Money Laundering Global Task Force member Hon Roy Cullen’s luncheon speech on where Canada stands in the global corruption fight

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Cook Islands Parliamentarians Boost Anti-Corruption Efforts

In a meeting held in the Legislative Assembly chamber of the Parliament of the Cook Islands, GOPAC Cook Islands members committed to boosting their oversight of anti-corruption and engage more strongly with the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC).

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Canada’s Role in Combatting Global Corruption: Canadian Club of Victoria Luncheon with the Hon Roy Cullen

GOPAC Anti-Money Laundering Global Task Force member Hon Roy Cullen, P.C, C.A. delivered a presentation on how Canada has been and continues to be an ardent supporter of the anti-corruption movement at the Canadian Club of Victoria. He urged the government to emulate the efforts of the United Kingdom with respect to the creation of a publicly-accessible registry of beneficial owners of companies operating within the country.

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Sixth Forum of Parliamentarians: Working with UN institutions to prevent and prosecute grand corruption

GOPAC hosted the sixth Forum of Parliamentarians on 5 November 2015, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. We were pleased to receive collaboration from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in our first session entitled Partnerships to Curtail Corruption in the Pacific, which demonstrated the UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project’s successes in working with parliamentarians to enhance Pacific Island States’ active participation in the UNCAC. We were also pleased to receive collaboration from Transparency International in our second session entitled Prosecuting Grand Corruption: Let us bring them to justice, where panelists discussed potential strategies, including UN mechanisms, to prosecute grand corruption. The establishment of the UN investigative commission in Guatemala was presented as an example of a successful mechanism.

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