Three hundred fifty students and teachers from Salakham Secondary School attended the anti-corruption campaign, organized by SIA and ILSTA last week. The event was chaired by Mr Xaykham Ounmixay, Vice President of the State Inspection and Anti-Corruption Authority, Mr Bounsom Soudthivong, Director of Salakham Secondary School and Ms Alina Timus, ILSTA Programme Officer.
This campaign focuses on raising awareness of the educational institutions and Lao youth against every action and type of corruption. The attendees learned about Lao law on corruption, covering in article 354-369 in the Lao Penal Code and engaged in lectures with Q&A session, given by Mr Thepphathai Phanka, Vice Head of the Anti-Corruption Department of SIA and Ms Alina Timus, ILSTA Programme Officer.
44 posters on the topics of corruption were given to the school as a tool to help them continue this awareness-raising campaign within their institution and mobilize the institution to be free of corruption.