TI Summer School on Integrity hosts 140 youth leaders from 60 countries

Issued by Transparency International Lithuania



This Monday, on 8 July the biggest-to-date Transparency International Summer School on Integrity welcomes 140 youth leaders from more than 60 countries in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Future leaders from non-governmental organisations, the public and private sectors and academia will spend one week learning how to address the causes and consequences of corruption. TI School participants together with leading anti-corruption experts from all over the world will search for new ways to reach greater transparency and resist corruption in their daily lives.

“Transparency International Summer School on Integrity in Vilnius is a success story and a leading example of how to bring students from around the world into the fight against corruption,” says Huguette Labelle, the chair of Transparency International.

The School is organized by Transparency International Lithuania in cooperation with Mykolas Romeris University and the Transparency International-Secretariat. School graduates receive 6 ECTS (university?) credits upon successful completion of the course.

The School is supported by the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, the Transparency International Secretariat, the Embassies of Finland, the United States of America, Poland and Great Britain in Lithuania and the Transparency International UK Defence Program.

The map of countries where Summer School participants comes from can be found at http://transparency.lt/media/filer_public/2013/07/03/ti_school_on_integrity_2013_map.jpg


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