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Various communities have joined a project aimed at empowering them to fight corruption through cultural promotion. The project has been carried out jointly by the Moral Promotion Center, a public organization under the Ministry of Culture, and the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission.

The objective is to develop moral communities through the "constitution for community happiness” and community plans, which encourage the people to perform good deeds and refrain from all vices.

Emphasis is placed on promoting cultural value, traditions, and virtue, and setting principles that will enable people to live together with honesty and happiness. More than 50 villages across the country have so far participated in this project.

Aware of the important role of communities and civil society networks in anti-corruption efforts, the Moral Promotion Center has provided a training program for members of the participating communities and networks in the project. The training program also aims to build resilience among the people and promote the upholding of honesty through Thai cultural life, along with awareness-raising campaigns against corruption.

Respondents to a survey conducted by the Moral Promotion Center and the National Institute of Development Administration cited corruption as one of the most critical issues in society. The survey also indicated that the Government should promote honesty among the people.

The Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission has been working with the public and private sectors, civil society, and educational institutions in anti-corruption campaigns. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has stressed the need to include anti-corruption efforts in the reform process of all areas. He also urged the people to give their cooperation in the fight against corruption.