Forum of Parliamentarians

GOPAC sponsors the Forum of Parliamentarians in conjunction with the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). The Forum provides GOPAC members and stakeholders a platform to discuss issues surrounding the UNCAC.

 

Fifth Forum of Parliamentarians: National legislators and international law in the struggle for accountability

GOPAC hosted the fifth Forum of Parliamentarians 27 November 2013, in Panama City, Panama. The forum was separated into two panel sessions: the first on improving democratic accountability and the second on prosecuting grand corruption. Transparency International, World Bank Institute, UNCAC Coalition, Interpol and the International Anti-Corruption Academy leant their support to the proceedings, providing speakers for the sessions.

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Fourth Forum of Parliamentarians: Why parliamentarians matter for the UNCAC

GOPAC sponsored the fourth Forum of Parliamentarians October 26, 2011 in Marrakech, Morocco. During the Forum discussions focused on how parliamentarians hold governments accountable to ensure the implementation of UNCAC and to solidify a proper reporting system is in place for the UNCAC.

Declaration

 

Third Forum of Parliamentarians: Working with others

GOPAC organised the third Forum of Parliamentarians November 10, 2009 in Doha, Quatar. Its purpose was to improve the capacity of, and cooperation between, States Parties to achieve the objectives set forth in the Convention and to review progress and promote its implementation.

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Second Forum of Parliamentarians: Implementing and overseeing the UN Convention Against Corruption

GOPAC sponsored the second Forum of Parliamentarians in Nusa Dua, Indonesia January 30, 2008. The event provided an overview of the U4 study of National Anti-Corruption Policy Frameworks with a specific focus on findings related to parliamentarians’ roles and areas of contribution. It also focused on follow-up to the Parliamentary Action Items presented at the first Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, held in Jordan in December 2006, as well as next steps.

Declaration

 

First Forum of Parliamentarians

GOPAC sponsored the first Forum of Parliamentarians December 13, 2006 in Amman, Jordan. Its purpose was to increase understanding of how parliamentarians can support effective UNCAC implementation and develop ideas for supportive actions that parliamentarians and parliamentary organizations such as GOPAC can take.

Declaration

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