India: Seminar on "Empowering Citizens to Combat Corruption"

December 9, 2010 - December 9, 2010

On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day, the Central Vigilance Commission, India in association with the Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and UNODC is organising a seminar on the theme "Empowering Citizens to Combat Corruption" on 9th December 2010 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The seminar aims to bring together stakeholders from the Government, private sector, civil society, academic institutions and the media to deliberate on proactive strategies to address corruption in all spheres of life.

The Seminar will commence with the inaugural session, which will also the include the launch of a CVC Portal 'VIGEYE', aimed at empowering citizens to actively participate in addressing corrupt practices in the delivery of public services and execution of public funded projects. It will be followed by three panel discussions and a summing up session on the following sub-themes:

  1. Engagement of Civil Society in addressing Corruption
  2. Addressing Corruption from the Supply Side
  3. Modernizing the Vigilance Framework

The seminar programme schedule is as below. Entry to the seminar is by invitation.