Reporting year: 2016
Achievement at a glance
Tuvalu Parliament has agreed to signing the UN Convention Against Corruption in late 2015; Niue Legislative Assembly has recommended to Cabinet to sign UNCAC in April 2016; Tonga Parliament's Standing Committee on Anti-Corruption has also recommended Tonga signs UNCAC; Nauru Parliament unanimously endorsed the Leadership Code Committee Report and passed the Act to establish the Code, acknowledging the support of GOPAC and UN-PRAC in Parliament; Kiribati's new Parliament established the Pacific's second Parliamentary Committee on Anti-Corruption; parliamentarians in Fiji established GOPAC Fiji in June 2016 after UN-PRAC, GOPAC and NDI support for the Fiji Parliament's Code of Conduct Bill workshop.
Challenges faced in implementation
Due to timetabling and competing parliamentary priorities, efforts to establish GOPAC parliamentary chapters in Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Solomons have been delayed.
Next steps
Continue support for Niue, Tonga and Samoa Parliament's to advance UNCAC signing and to establish GOPAC parliamentary chapters in Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Solomons have been delayed.
Measurable outcomes
Beneficaries
Pacific Island Parliaments
Actions
Tuvalu Parliament has agreed to signing the UN Convention Against Corruption in late 2015; Niue Legislative Assembly has recommended to Cabinet to sign UNCAC in April 2016; Tonga Parliament's Standing Committee on Anti-Corruption has also recommended Tonga signs UNCAC; Nauru Parliament unanimously endorsed the Leadership Code Committee Report and passed the Act to establish the Code, acknowledging the support of GOPAC and UN-PRAC in Parliament; Kiribati's new Parliament established the Pacific's second Parliamentary Committee on Anti-Corruption; parliamentarians in Fiji established GOPAC Fiji in June 2016 after UN-PRAC, GOPAC and NDI support for the Fiji Parliament's Code of Conduct Bill workshop.
Deliverables
July/2016
Facilitating two pilot workshops and writing the two country reports
Delivered
June/2015
Development of the toolkit on UNCAC engagement
Delivered
Status of initiative
On track
Supporting Documents
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