Hanoi – In two days 11–12/06/2013, the final round and award ceremony of Vietnam Anti-Corruption Initiative Program (VACI) 2013 took place at Daewon Hotel.
The Vietnam Anti-Corruption Initiative Program (VACI) 2013 were co-organized by the Government Inspectorate, World Bank in Vietnam, and other donors, with funding from the Australia’s Aid Program (AusAID), Irish Aid, Swedish Embassy and Department for International Development (DFID-UK). VACI aimed at supporting innovative ideas to strengthen transparency, integrity and accountability to reduce corruption.
24 out of 103 participating proposals were given the highest awards in VACI 2013. These proposals were considered innovative and expected to make practical contributions to reducing corruption and strengthening transparency, accountability and integrity.
The Consultative Institute for Socio-Economic Development of Rural and Mountainous Areas (CISDOMA) won VACI 2013 with the proposal “Replicating the pilot model of community participation in the planning of public facilities at local level,” which was expected to be carried out in Yen Thanh commune (Quang Binh district, Ha Giang province).
This was the third time that CISDOMA participated in VACI program and won. The institute was first given the highest award in VID 2009 with the proposal “Pilot Model of Community Participation in the Planning of Public Facilities at local level,” which was carried out in Trang Xa commune (Vo Nhai district, Thai Nguyen province). In VACI 2011, CISDOMA won the second time with the proposal “Pilot Model of Community Participation in the Planning of Public Facilities at local level” implemented in Tan Bac commune (Quang Binh district, Ha Giang province.