International Anti-Corruption Day 2011

2011-12-09 11:55:00.0 - 2011-12-09 11:55:00.0

On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day, celebrated on 9th December every year, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with the Central Vigilance Commission, Government of India and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invite you to a panel discussion on the theme 'ACT-Against Corruption Today'

The discussion will bring together representatives from the Central Vigilance Commission (India), Civil Society, Corporate Sector, UN and the Media to discuss each stakeholder's role in addressing corruption, particularly in the light of the ratification of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) by the Indian Government in May 2011.

The panelists include:

Ms. Cristina Albertin, Representative, UNODC Regional Office for South Asia - Chair

Mr R Sri Kumar, Vigilance Commissioner, Central Vigilance Commission, India

Mr Irenee Dabare, Deputy Country Director (Operations), UNDP, India

Mr T R Raghunandan, Coordinator, I Paid a Bribe

Mr Jeroninio Almeida, Founder, International Confederation of NGOs (iCONGO)

Mr Sushanta Sen, Principal Advisor, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Mr Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Journalist

Date: 9th December 2011

Venue: UN Conference Hall, 55 Lodhi Estate, New Delhi - 110003

Time: 3.30 pm

The event will begin with a street play on anti-corruption performed by the Asmita Theatre Group in the UN Lawns followed by the panel discussion in the UN Conference Hall.