Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Dr. JP to take part in Delhi meet on Convention against Corruption

Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, General Secretary, Foundation for Democratic Reforms and Lok Satta Party national President is attending a conference being convened by the Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions in New Delhi on Wednesday, October 30, to review implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).

It may be recalled that India is a signatory to the convention.

The Ministry is conducting the meeting to ascertain the views of civil society leaders on Indian laws’ compliance with UNCAC provisions.

Dr Jayaprakash Narayan will highlight the improvements required in anti-corruption law, and in the institutional arrangements to combat corruption. These include effective, impartial investigation, independent prosecution, special courts, confiscation of properties of corrupt public servants, and measures to safeguard whistle blowers.

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