Advocacy program in Chhukha Dzongkhag: Building an informed citizenry

A team led by Director from the Department of Prevention and Education (DoPE), Anti-Corruption Commission is currently carrying out an advocacy program in Chhukha Dzongkhag with an objective to build an informed citizenry and garner support in the fight against corruption.

On 3 February 2017, the team completed Gewog Awareness and Advocacy Program in two Gewogs of Chapcha and Bjacho under Chhukha Dzongkhag. Such program are being catered through various themes involving key stakeholders such as the local government, school/institutes and youth in different parts of the country.

So far, the ACC has completed the first round of Awareness & Advocacy Programs in all the 205 Gewogs, and is currently conducting the second round of Gewog Advocacy Programs. In the second round till date, ACC has covered 27 Gewogs of Samtse and Sarpang Dzongkhags.

The advocacy program is expected to develop the sense of intolerance and resistance to corruption, and demand greater transparency and accountability in the delivery of public services. Further, ACC strives to improve the quality of complaints by sharing some typical case studies.

The advocacy program under Chhukha Dzongkhag is expected to complete on 17 February 2017.

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