Most corrupt countries have a large proportion of youth in the population. A big number of anti-corruption efforts are already operating in those states and there are surely more to come, but in most cases, youth seem to be left out of the fighting rings.
The members of Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network and young people participating in the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference could not just sit and wait to be older to join the ranks.
They say, or even SHOUT, that they must be heard. That they have the right to participate. That they might get better, fresher ideas than the older generations.
Over the four days of the Conference, more and more youths are asking and demanding for their rights to the (mostly) older panelists. But it’s not enough, they’ve prepared their version of Bangkok Declaration.
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