5th Pillar

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 1568 Spring Hill Road
Ste 200
Mclean, VA 22102
Country: United States of America
Region: Northern America
Website: http://www.5thpillar.org
UN Languages: English

Areas:
Prevention
Training
Anti-Corruption

Other:’Human Rights, Rule of Law, Governance’
Short description:
5th Pillar is a non-profit citizens’ coalition formed with the mission to Encourage, Enable and Empower Every Citizen of India to Eliminate Corruption at All Levels of Society. 5th Pillar released and distributed in large numbers the Zero Rupee Note(ZRN), a awareness tool that resembles a fifty rupee currency, with the number and words ZERO RUPEES on it, and the pledge “I will neither accept nor give bribe”. The organization has conducted the FREEDOM FROM CORRUPTION campaigns in more than 900 schools and colleges across the country as an awareness-cum-sensitization program, and distributed more than 1.5 million notes. 5th Pillar has been enabling citizens by way of public awareness programs, training and workshops to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act to enable transparency in government departments.

Other offices:
Region- Southern and Eastern Asia
Countries- India
Website Email- info@5thpillar.org

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