GOPAC reconstituted

New Zealand GOPAC 25 May 2016

The New Zealand branch of The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) was formally reconstituted on 25 May 2016. Chaired by Claire Curran (Lab), with David Bennett (Nat) and Kennedy Graham (Green) as Deputy Chairs with a NZ First member and around ten members from most parties. Marama Fox represented the Maori Party.

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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