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TI Fiji joins discussions on new ways to fight corruption

Ropate Valemei
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

TRANSPARENCY International (TI) Fiji joined more than 100 young anti-corruption leaders, journalists, technology specialists, social media experts and musicians from around the world to examine and share new tools for fighting corruption.

Fenton Lutunatabua, program co-ordinator for TI Fiji's Youth Integrity Promotion Program, is among those advocates at the Global Voices Against Corruption Forum to learn more about the role of technology in building good governance and fighting corruption.

"Technology can be really powerful for addressing grass-roots corruption issues and it will be great to have people with different backgrounds, skills and experience working together to find solutions to the problems of corruption," Mr Lutunatabua said in a statement.

He said the forum gave them the opportunity to build good governance and form networks via technology such as the social media to promote anti-corruption.

The third global meet ended in Brasilia, Brazil last Wednesday.

The forum provided an opportunity for attendees to learn about work being done around the world to address corruption.


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