Members of the Council of the Nation will participate in the Parliamentary Dialogue on the United Nations Convention against Corruption and in the annual meeting of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) on March 8 and 9 in Doha (Qatar), the council said in a statement on Tuesday.
These works fall within the framework of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the creation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 31 October 2003, according to the same source.
In addition to the annual meeting of the GOPAC General Assembly, the agenda includes consideration of the role of parliaments in combating corruption, implementation of the convention’s provisions, including general reporting and participation of society, and ensuring that parliamentary oversight is maintained in times of emergency and crisis.
GOPAC is an international network of parliamentarians from around the world dedicated to strengthening good governance and providing parliamentarians with the expertise to fight corruption.
The delegation from the Council of the Nation includes Omar Dadi Adoun, President of the Commission for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and the National Community Abroad and head of the delegation, as well as Mohamed El Hachemi and Aboudjerra Soltani, members of the Council.