International Anti-Corruption Day 9th December 2017

Workshop: International Anti-Corruption Day 9th December 2017

Date: December 9, 2017

Summary: Transparency International Pakistan organizes walks and seminars on International Anti-Corruption day all over Pakistan. This year, TI Pakistan organized walks and seminars in 17 districts across Pakistan. In Sindh the programs were organized in Badin, Matiari, Mirpur Khas, and Jacobabad; in Punjab they were organized in Dera Gazi Khan, Layyah, Vehari, Hafizabad, Chaniot, Toba Tek Singh and Bahawalnagar; in Balochistan they were organized in Kallat, Jaffarabad, and Pishin; and in KPK they were organized in Mardan, Nowshera, and Peshawar.
A large number of common citizens along with civil society members, media personnel, lawyers, students, teachers and religious leaders participated in these gatherings. During the seminars, the speakers highlighted various aspects of corruption and their damaging effects on society and the future of the next generation. The speakers informed the participants about the Right to Information laws in the country and urged to use them for transparency and accountability. In the end, all of them thanked the efforts of TI Pakistan and their partner organizations to arrange such events on this important day. The events were widely covered in newspaper, and the pictures are shared on social media.