At its 13th meeting, held on 23 July 2019, the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) Serbia National Branch considered and adopted the GOPAC Serbia Activity Report.
The Chairperson of the GOPAC Serbia Executive Board Dubravka Filipovski said that the chief activities of the National Branch in the previous period concerned the establishment and implementation of the Public Finance Supervision Portal and legislation – the National Assembly had adopted the Law on Lobbying and Anti-Corruption Law. The members of GOPAC Serbia also held workshops with partners such as the Anti-Corruption Agency, State Audit Institution and the Public Procurement Office and successfully cooperated with civil society organizations in charge of combating corruption and other national branches in the region, said Filipovski.
Jovan Nicic of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which supports the work of GOPAC Serbia, presented the 2019-2021 Draft Action Plan which defines five goals – continuation of regular activities, supervision of public finances, cooperation with independent state bodies, cooperation with civil society organizations in charge of combating corruption, presentation of the results of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption Serbia National Branch and public outreach. Following a discussion in which the members of GOPAC voiced their ideas and opinions of the future activities, tasks and deadlines for their implementation, the 2019-2021 Draft Action Plan was adopted.
At the proposal of the Chairperson of the GOPAC Serbia Executive Board Dubravka Filipovski, the attending also adopted amendments and modifications to the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) Serbia National Branch Foundation Charter for the purpose of advancing its efficiency.
The establishment of GOPAC Serbia National Branch was supported by project Strengthening the Oversight Role and Transparency of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia conducted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, and funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).