The seventh Global Conference of Parliamentarians Against Corruption will kick off in Doha Monday with the participation of heads and members of parliaments of 106 countries and 63 national parliamentary branches around the world.
The seventh Global Conference of Parliamentarians is hosted by the Shura Council in cooperation with the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC).
The conference will feature a number of sessions, including a session to review GOPAC report on the activities of the Organization's General Secretariat.
The conference will be held in conjunction with HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani's honoring of the winners of the 4th edition of Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award during a ceremony to be held in the Rwandan Capital, Kigali, on Monday. HH the Amir and HE President of Rwanda Paul Kagame will honor the winners of the Award's four categories - the Anti-Corruption Academic Research and Education Award; the Anti-Corruption Youth Creativity and Engagement Award; the Anti-Corruption Innovation Award; and the Anti-Corruption Lifetime/Outstanding Achievement Award.
The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) was founded in Canada in 2002. The organization brings together about 1200 parliamentarians and heads of parliaments from 106 countries, and has 63 branches across the world.