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UWI students discuss corruption

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | 8:07 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Department of Government’s Governance Society and the Guild of Students Social Science Committee will be hosting a forum on ‘Combatting Corruption in the 21st Century’ on Wednesday February 26, at the Undercroft starting at 3:00 pm. 

This forum is a student-led initiative designed to incorporate political and economic hazards faced by Jamaica and the effect on prospective aid and benefits. 

In addition to promoting good governance, it will examine the genesis of corruption and proffer possible strategies to mitigate its impacts within our domestic scope. 

The panel will include individuals from The Guild of Students, Governance Society, National Integrity Action Forum, as well as The Contractor General of Jamaica. 

The Department of Government's Governance Society was conceptualised by Dr Lloyd Waller, Head of the Department of Government, with the aim of promoting good governance and encouraging individuals to uphold the principles of good governance.

The Society currently boast a membership of about 30 core members and is supervised by Shinique Walters, faculty advisor and Ornella Kelly, graduate assistant.

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