News Releases

December 9, 2014
New Anti-Corruption Campaign Advocates for International Tool to Fight Grand Corruption
GOPAC is launching #PreventProsecuteParalyze, a global campaign to mobilise citizens across the world to support the creation of an international tool for the prosecution of perpetrators of grand corruption. The launch will occur on International Anti-Corruption Day, 9 December. More…

 

December 4, 2014
Statement by GOPAC on New Ukraine Parliament and Anti-Corruption Measures
GOPAC congratulates the newly elected Parliament of Ukraine and calls on parliamentarians in Ukraine to reject corruption and make anti-corruption measures a priority for economic reform and prosperity. More…

 

October 16, 2014
GOPAC Calls for Parliamentarians to Stand Against Conflicts of Interest
GOPAC is calling for parliamentarians to stand against conflicts of interest for the improvement of integrity in parliament and a successful fight against corruption in GOPAC’s latest position paper, Preventing a Tragedy of the Commons, on inaugural Global Ethics Day. More…

 

September 24, 2014
International Anti-Corruption Academy Sponsors GOPAC Anti-Corruption Award
GOPAC announces that the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) is sponsoring the first annual GOPAC International Anti-Corruption Award. The winner of the award will be presented with a scholarship to attend the International Anti-Corruption Summer Academy (IACSA) in 2015. More…

 

September 9, 2014
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. More…

 

August 8, 2014
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. More…

 

July 14, 2014
GOPAC Board Member Dr Naser Al Sane Lectures at the International Anti-Corruption Academy on Prosecuting Grand Corruption
Dr Naser Al Sane, Chair of the Management Committee of GOPAC, lectured on the steps to hold to account perpetrators of grand corruption on the international stage during his session as a guest lecturer at the International Anti-Corruption Academy’s (IACA) summer session, 5 July 2014. More…

 

July 3, 2014
Indonesia to Host Sixth Global Conference of Parliamentarians Against Corruption
GOPAC is proud to announce that Indonesia will host the sixth Global Conference of Parliamentarians Against Corruption, in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2015. More…

 

June 16, 2014
GOPAC Calls for G20 Governments to Implement Stronger Measures to Fight Corruption in Mining, Oil and Gas Sector
GOPAC is calling for G20 governments to show greater accountability and implement stronger measures to fight corruption in the natural resource sector as political leaders prepare to meet with civil society organizations at the C20 Summit in Melbourne, Australia, 20-21 June 2014. More…

 

June 5, 2014
GOPAC Granted Observer Status in the Egmont Group
GOPAC has been granted Observer Status in the Egmont Group following over a decade in the fight against the laundering of corrupt money. As part of GOPAC’s involvement, the Honourable Roy Cullen, P.C., member of GOPAC’s Anti-Money Laundering Global Task Force, outlined in Lima, Peru, at the Egmont Group’s 22nd Plenary, on the role that parliamentarians can play in strengthening the operational independence of financial intelligence units. More…

 

May 7, 2014
GOPAC’s Fight Against Corruption Ever Strong
GOPAC confirmed support to corruption-fighting efforts in Ukraine through cooperation with GOPAC members within the Parliament of Ukraine and providing aid while the country passes through this period of turmoil. More…

 

April 22, 2014
International Anti-Corruption Organization Arrives in Ukraine to Help Legislators Lead Country Through Crisis
GOPAC has declared Ukraine to be one of its primary global priorities. GOPAC is therefore deploying its Executive Director, Akaash Maharaj, on a mission to Kiev, to contribute to efforts by Ukraine’s legislators to lead their country through the current crisis. More…

 

April 10, 2014
GOPAC Calls for Improved Oversight in Management of Development Aid
GOPAC is calling for development agencies and parliamentarians to work together to improve the management of aid funds, in GOPAC’s latest position paper Improving Oversight in the Management of Development Aid, being launched at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C. More…

 

March 7, 2014
GOPAC Calls for Greater Gender Equality in Politics to Help Reduce Corruption
GOPAC is urging countries to increase female participation in politics as a means of reducing political corruption. The appeal comes as part of GOPAC’s latest position paper, Gender Equality in Parliaments and Political Corruption, published on International Women’s Day. More…

 

February 7, 2014
Cook Islands MPs Sign Up to Curb Corruption
Nearly 75 per cent of parliamentarians from the small Pacific island nation of Cook Islands joined other Oceania legislators in the capital Rarotonga for a workshop on curbing corruption conducted by the Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) in the Pacific Islands. More…

 

January 31, 2014
GOPAC Commends Tunisia’s Legislators for Passing Corruption Fighting Constitution
The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) commends the legislators of the Republic of Tunisia for drafting important anti-corruption measures in their new Constitution. More…

 


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