Flash mobs, songwriting competition, or a thematic week at school - these are the ways students would take action against corruption and injustice in Hungary.
’Corrupt Tales’ mobile app won the first prize of the Transparency International Hungary’s mobile application contest in the framework of the ’Átláccó’ Festival. This year, the festival included a conference, award ceremony, and a concert by Balkan Fanatik, all of which took place aboard A38 ship.
Fight against corruption with mobile application – win half a million Hungarian forint! Contest by Transparency International Hungary.
Transparency International Hungary together with the British and the Norwegian embassy organised an extraordinary water battle at the Sziget Festival. The aim of the event was to draw young people’s attention to the importance of the fight against corruption.
The young generation of Hungary considers integrity an important but unrewarding attitude. This is the conclusion of the report published by Transparency International Hungary (TI) and Kutatópont.
The topic of the Anti-Corruption Festival in 2011 was youth integrity. In cooperation with Kutatópont Kft. we have conducted a survey about what young people think about corruption and what the role of anti-corruption education should be in the Hungarian education system.
According to the Global Corruption Barometer released on 9 December 2010, Hungarians are willing to report on corruption, but adequate protection for whistleblowers is missing. Transparency International (TI) held an international conference – with government participation – on the International Anti-corruption Day, in order to present international best practice on effective whistleblower protection.
“Transparency International Hungary organised a series of educational and cultural events called ‘Átláccó’ Festival on the 9th of December, on the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day. The aim was to promote the organisation’s anti-corruption activities to the members of the younger generation and to encourage them to support TI as volunteers”, claimed Noémi Alexa, the executive director of TI Hungary.
‘Átláccó’ Festival is a series of events organized by Transparency International Hungary on International Anti-Corruption Day.
The awareness campaign took the form of a phenomenal waterfight. This is not only an excellent way to cool off on a hot summer’s day at a festival. The cold shower the participants received also communicates clearly: It is time to wake up!
The international anticorruption organization launched a social campaign titled ‘It’s time to wake up!’. On this occasion the international Chair of Transparency International visited Budapest and drew the attention to the detrimental consequences of corruption.