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Since 2005, December 9 is observed as the International Anti-Corruption Day. On 31st October 2003, the UN General Assembly had adopted the UN Convention against Corruption and chose 9th of December as International Anti-Corruption Day. This is done to increase the awareness about corruption and the role of the Convention in taking steps against it. ..
On 15 Nov, Chilean political parties agreed to hold a referendum next April to replace the country’s dictatorship-era constitution, bowing to demands of protesters who want the country’s social and economic model overhauled. The referendum will ask Voters will be asked whether they approve the idea of a new constitution and whether current lawmakers should ..
The Andhra Pradesh government has launched a new online platform – SMARTPORT – as part of implementing the Ease of Doing Business Reforms related to trade and export promotion in all ports in the state. The new initiative will be covered under the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act and tracked through a single-desk portal to ..
The International Anti-Corruption Day is observed every year on December 9 to raise public awareness about corruption and how to fight it. The day is also observed in recognition of the United Nations Convention against corruption which was signed in Mexico in 2003.
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) observes the Vigilance Awareness Week every year during the week in which the birthday of Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel (31st October) falls. This year, the Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from 29th October to 3rd November, 2018 on the theme “Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India”. It seeks to motivate ..
The World Justice Project (WJP) is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. The World Justice Project has released its Rule of Law Index 2017-18 report. The index measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide based on household and expert surveys. Rule of Law Index measures countries’ rule ..
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