Come and practise your English speaking skills by discussing how to stay away form corruption in our everyday life.
We will discuss:
- The most common types of corruption in an ordinary citizen's life - based on your personal experience and your relatives/friends.
- Who cares and should care enough to fight corruption in our country?
- What changesthe mentality of Ukrainian society, so citizens would not participate in and tolerate corruption?
- How an ordinary citizen can make an input in eliminating corruption in the country?
This discussion will be facilitated by Igor Goncharenko, former Manager on Anti-Corruption Reform Project Office of the National Reform Council. Igor led the project on development of the anti-corruption communications framework strategy and concept for the communications platform "DeCorruption” (Dekoruptsia). He worked in the team that conducted the largest international anti-corruption conference in Ukraine. Marshall Memorial Fellow of the German Marshall Fund.
Please remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
The exhibition in America House displays major corruption schemes, as well as methods and approaches being used today around the world to fight corruption. It explains not only how corruption works, but also what is being done nationally and internationally to combat it.
The High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine, the Independent Investigative Body and the Independent Prosecutorial Body are the three institutions that have been created to combat high-level corruption in Ukraine. We’ve decided to invite representatives from each of these institutions as well as the independent media to discuss these questions and other work they do in their areas.
This week we aren't just a talking about corruption, we are actively making solutions to it. In the Advancing English Proficiency program we're acting out how we can respond to and avoid corruption and be transparent.
In this week's WE@AH speaking club, our theme is how we can respond to corruption and sharing how corruption has affected our lives (and how we can overcome those negative effects).
We decided to gather eight young and uncorrupt active citizens who want to share their stories of how an average Ukrainian (spoiler: not only Ukrainian) can fight corruption in their daily life. Come to see the fierce battle of those who resisted corruption's challenge!