Winners of the drawing and painting contest “Talent does not take bribes. Integrity in images” were awarded
10 December 2015
Winners of the drawing and painting contest “Talent does not take bribes. Integrity in images” were awarded on International Anticorruption Day, 9 December by the National Anti-Corruption Center (NAC). The contest was organized in the period of October 16 to November 8, 2015, within the Project “Strengthening the Corruption Prevention and Analysis Functions of NAC” implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with financial support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway. The contest is also supported by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Over 500 works made by children and students from arts schools and colleges all over the country were presented at the contest. The jury analyzed and selected 13 winning art works. Another 26 children received consolation prizes.
“We have come to the conclusion that youth perception coincides with the data of surveys and they covered the same domains affected by usual bribes, such as education, health, political corruption. They have also covered banking system in their drawings”, said Cristina Tarna, NAC deputy director.
“I have drawn a very ugly old person, whose vital organs are affected, symbolizing the key sectors affected by corruption, like education, health, politics. The only treatment is to appeal to the Anticorruption Centre”, notes Ina Stamate, 18, from the National College of Fine Arts, who participates at the contest for the third time.
The drawings were applied to 3000 post cards and 1000 thematic calendars, and will be distributed to central and local authorities, so as professionals cited in the drawings. Some of the art works were exposed at the National Anti-Corruption Conference on 9 December 2015.
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