I have been asking this question myself. Can we, young people, handle politics and governance? Can we handle social accountability and anti-corruption? the big and small of…Continue
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The Mabuting Pilipino Movement (Good Filipino Citizenship Movement), a multi-sectoral, cultural anti-corruption and good citizenship movement, has recently been launched in the…Continue
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Public procurement is a lucrative area for business and corruption as well. It is estimated that approximately 70 per cent of the central government expenditure in every country is spent through procurement or contracts annually. Procurement is a regular activity performed by all levels of government, from municipalities, districts and local bodies, to provinces and national governments. While national procurement can be bigger in terms of value per contract, local government procurement is…Continue
Added by Pranav Bhattarai on March 30, 2011 at 12:49pm — No Comments
A few day after SC convicted former Minister and Nepali Congress leader Chiranjivi Wagle on corruption charges and slapped him an 18 months jail term, the apex court on Sunday (March 3, 20) has summoned former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pradip Shumsher JB Rana for a hearing on a corruption case against him.
Hearing on a case filed by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) a division bench of SC justices Prem Sharma and Bharatraj Uprety ordered Rana to be…Continue
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Please read the following article on the latest on guatemalan politics, and provide me with your insight and comments...
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This past week (March 21-25), members of Red Nacional por la Integridad, along with other members of civil society participated in the installation of the dialogue tables that will analyze public spending in Security and Justice Sectors, organized by Congresswoman Ms. Rosa María de Frade, President of the Extraordinary Commission for Transparency in the Congress of the Republic.
This initiative will help prioritize the destination of public funds, transfers and viability of…Continue
Added by Emanuel Callejas A. on March 28, 2011 at 3:10am — No Comments
Empowering Youth is critical for the future of Africa! As such, and because the African Union recognizes that, the African Youth Forum will be held between April 1-9, 2011, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There, youth will be able to engage in dialogue and and share their opinions on youth development and empowerment. Concretly, the outcomes of the Forum will be rsolutions and recommendations that will be submitted to the AU Assembly.
Please follow the link…Continue
Added by Samundra Paudel on March 18, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
I think, that it's some kind of illness, yes corrupted society and economy are ill. But still there are some tabs against this illness. It should be a long term therapy, but it should be done. One of the main problems in my country, is that all the attempts to do something, to begin the fight are going nowhere. The point is that when government officers begin talk about how ban and negative is corruption, they don't even guess that the only one against whom the should fight are they…Continue
As citizen,i felt it hard yesterday, when corruption is supported and accepted publically by a person i out wradly class as a model for those of us coming up. i was in a public transport with about 24 people of different carracters, whien i inject a discussion taking an advantage of a situation that concidentally happen, (A public transport driver was stop by a traficc police officer, reminding him of an incident that happen the previous day by his apprehentice in Nigeria they call them…Continue
The Transparency International Summer School on Integrity in Vilnius is the first such course in the region aimed at directly addressing the subject of corruption and how to fight it. The Summer School is for students, graduates and young professionals. In 2010 the event hosted some sixty students from twelve EU/EEA, CIS and other countries. There is a limited number of competitive scholarships available for students from a number of selected countries. The scholarship covers transportation,…Continue
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Most of the communities in India (such as Bengali), are succumbed in 'Culture of Poverty'(a theory introduced by an American anthropologist Oscar Lewis), irrespective of class or economic strata, lives in pavement or apartment. Nobody is at all ashamed of the deep-rooted corruption, decaying general quality of life, worst Politico-administrative system, weak mother language, continuous absorption of common space (mental as well as physical, both). We are becoming fathers & mothers only…Continue
Added by Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay on March 4, 2011 at 7:16pm — No Comments
(Developing countries are making efforts to modernize their procurement system with the use of web-based technologies. Many governments worldwide have adopted e-procurement as a great leap toward promoting e-government. Electronic procurement system has become the most coveted module among governments because it ensures anonymity of participating bidders, even to buyers, until bids are opened. It enhances efficiency since time is saved and inventory planning is improved due to…Continue
Added by Pranav Bhattarai on March 1, 2011 at 10:32am — No Comments
Hi fellow GYAC-ers,
It was indeed very nice to hear from some of you yesterday during the Video Conference, where we mapped our way to Nairobi. Unfortunately, technical difficulties got in the way; I, for one, was disconnected after around an hour and was unable to follow the rest of the VC. I believe the same was the case for some others.
In any case, as one of the most common expectations for Nairobi, we need to better organize and centralize the information…Continue