What is a YACATHON?
The first ever National Anti-Corruption event
that took place on the 8th, 22nd and 23rd of May 2021
A YACathon is a Space and time for Participants/Spark Makers to design and envision innovative anti-corruption solutions that contribute to controlling corruption in public administration in the country.
They will meet like-minded youth who still believe in their ability to make a change, and are willing to fight for a future where integrity and transparency are the norms.
Experts and mentors in the anti-corruption and innovation fields will be waiting for them to inspire, educate them on means of controlling and preventing corruption and support them in building their solutions.
Who is it for ?
The YACATHON is for Lebanese youth to lighten up their sparks and regain their confidence in their ability to design the future of Lebanon.
The outcomes ?
Participants will learn more about corruption and will get the chance to meet mentors and experts in the field
4 winning projects will get the chance to be incubated by prominent national incubators
More than 10 ideas and projects that contribute to controlling and preventing corruption in Lebanon will be developed and pitched
Participants will connect with like minded youth with similar values and aspirations
Enriching exchange of ideas, dreams, concerns and actions will take place among participants
How to ensure fair provision of public services among citizens
Pass or Fail
How to ensure that official exams are being conducted in fair and transparent way
Skip the line
How to make sure public services are provided in administrations on a first-come first-served basis
How to ensure a fair, representative and transparent election processes?
How to make sure that re right people with the right skills are being hired in public administrations
Where did the money go?
How to ensure the effective and transparent expenditures of public funds?
Access to Justice
How to ensure that citizens have access to clear and transparent judiciary services
How to ensure that the procedures to access public services are clear and transparent?
Mental & Physical Health Experts
Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Khaddit Beirut www.khadditbeirut.com
Professor of Chemistry
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
American University of Beirut
Our Special Guests
I will never get over the amount of precious people that we had as guest speakers during the YACathon
I really can't thank YAC enough for giving us this opportunity.
All my friends are happy and proud to see that youth are really trying to do something for Lebanon
Very professional, serious and very well organized