Chairman of the BKSAP (Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Agency) DPR RI Fadli Zon was again trusted and elected as Chair of the SEAPAC parliamentary organization. Photo/bxap
JAKARTA – Chairman of BKSAP (Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Agency) DPR RI Fadli Zon was again trusted and elected as Chair of the SEAPAC (South East Asia Parliamentary Against Corruption) parliamentary organization or anti-corruption Southeast Asian Parliamentary Organization, for the 2023-2025 term.
Fadli Zon, who was previously the Chair of SEAPAC, was re-elected as Chair through an Assembly session which was held in Jakarta on 27-28 February 2023.
This meeting also decided on a new organizational structure for a 2-year term. The elected Chairperson was Dr Fadli Zon from Indonesia, Deputy Chairperson was Lee Chean Chung from Malaysia and Adriano Do Nascimento from Timor Leste, Secretary was Dr Mardani Ali Sera from Indonesia, Treasurer was elected Putu Supadma Rudana from Indonesia.
The SEAPAC Assembly coincided with the holding of the SEAPAC Conference and General Assembly with the theme Parliamentary Action on Political Finance Oversight and Combating Green Corruption in Southeast Asia.
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SEAPAC is a regional organization in the Southeast Asia Region that houses members of parliament who uphold anti-corruption values.
In the Assembly session, Indonesia proposed the SEAPAC Regional Action Plan for 2023, which will prioritize research and knowledge advocacy.
SEAPAC will provide parliamentarians with more knowledge products, including through the development of regional knowledge databases on specific issues.
The hope is that members from different countries can gain comparative knowledge from their counterparts to help them develop better oversight and policy development.
In the future, SEAPAC will also develop regional-based knowledge products such as guidebooks, policy directions, research, reports and assessment guides.
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