The Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), is set hold a two-day workshop on “Whistle Blowing and the Anti-Corruption Crusade” for Ethics and Compliance Officers in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government.
The workshop is scheduled to hold from Wednesday 22nd to Thursday 23rd June, 2016 in the Main Auditorium at the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria, Keffi, Nasarawa State. It is targeted at Chairmen, Secretaries and other Members of the Anti Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Units (ACTUs) in the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government.
The programme intends to build the capacity of participants to understand, appreciate and promote whistle blowing against corruption; and champion this cause in their workplace.
Issues to be addressed during the workshop include: Global Perspective on the concept of whistle blowing; Whistle Blower Protection in Nigeria; Whistle blowing, the challenges and Administration of Criminal Justice System in Nigeria; The imperatives of whistle blowing in the war against corruption; and the provisions of Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000 and other anti-corruption laws.
The facilitators for the workshop include experienced public officials and staff of anti-corruption agencies.