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  • Newspaper

    Training for scholarly integrity



    Stuart Heiser - University World News

    This was the second annual Strategic Leaders Global Summit sponsored by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS). Last year's meeting in Banff in Canada resulted in the "Banff Principles" to broadly guide international collaboration in graduate education; this year's summit focused on "best practices" specific to promoting scholarly integrity. Leaders in higher education agreed on issues and actions that have to lead to strengthen scholarly integrity because of the growing globalization of graduate education and research, and discussed on "best practices" to promote scholarly integrity.

  • Newspaper

    Uzbek students used as forced labor during cotton harvest



    - Radio Free Europe

    Thousands of university students in Uzbekistan are being mobilized to help with the annual cotton harvest and some say they are working under abusive conditions, RFE/RL's Uzbek Service reports. The harvest lasts from the beginning of the academic year in September until late autumn and only students at prestigious universities in Tashkent are exempt from taking part. The use of student and child labor to pick cotton violates state and international labor laws.

  • Newspaper

    Corruption fight should start right from schools



    Patrick Kabayo - Daily Monitor

    In line with the second MDG of achieving universal primary education by ensuring that all girls and boys complete a full course of primary schooling, moral values and ethics need to be inducted in the education system aside practical skills. Though some people have argued that corruption is as old as mankind, it is mankind that can avert the situation through structuring curricular whose aim should be producing morally upright citizens who abhor corruption.

  • The Fight against bribery and corruption

    Since 1989, the OECD has played a leading role in the battle against international bribery and corruption. The fight gathered momentum in 1999 with the entry into force of the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in...


    Paris, OECD, 2000

  • Anti-corruption measures in South-eastern Europe. Country reviews and priorities for reform

    The Stability Pact Anti-Corruption Initiative (SPAI), adopted in Sarajevo in February 2000, was born out of the conviction that corruption is a serious threat to the development and stability of South-eastern European countries. This publication...

    OECD. Stability pact Anti-corruption Initiative Steering Group

    Strasbourg (France), Council of Europe Publishing, 2001

  • Windhoek Declaration

    This Declaration recalls resolution 50/225 of the United Nations General Assembly on "Public Administration and Development" adopted at its Resumed 50th Session, reaffirming the need to strengthen national public administrations in order to promote...

    United Nations. Economic and Social Council

    New York, United Nations, 2000

  • Declaration on professional ethics

    This declaration represents an individual and collective commitment by teachers and all others involved in education. It is complementary to the laws, statutes, rules and programmes that define the practice of the profession. It is also a tool that...

    Education International (Belgium)

    Brussels, Education International, 2001

  • No longer business as usual: fighting bribery and corruption

    Not so long ago, bribing public officials in foreign countries to obtain business deals was, if not an acceptable, at least a tolerated business practice in many OECD countries. In the new millenium, the OECD and associated governments, which account...


    Paris, OECD, 2000

  • Governance indicators, aid allocation, and the millennium challenge account

    There is widespread consensus that development assistance works best when it is targeted towards countries with relatively sound and/or improving policies and institutions. Recognizing this, bilateral and multilateral donors are increasingly trying...

    Kaufmann, Daniel, Kraay, Aart

    Washington, World Bank, 2002

  • Anti-corruption handbook for development practitioners

    The objective of the Handbook is to provide conceptual and technical guidance to enable "development practitioners" to: Become better equipped to effectively support the anti-corruption work in development co-operation; Acquire useful tools to...

    Finland. Ministry for Foreign Affairs, FORMIN. Department for Development Policy

    Helsinki, FORMIN, 2012

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