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NATO Conference discusses the impact of poor governance as a security risk

Representatives from NATO nations and partner countries gathered in Washington DC on Tuesday (5 March) to discuss how to promote better governance, accountability and transparency in the defence and security sector. They were joined by delegates from international organisations, NGOs and the private sector for the three-day “NATO 2019 Building Integrity Conference”, with a focus on the challenges to build capable defence institutions.
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Norway, Switzerland, the UK and EU sign Building Integrity arrangement for 2019-2022 with NATO

On 17 December 2018, representatives from Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the European Union, as well as Ambassador Alejandro Alvargonzález, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy, signed the Building Integrity (BI) Executing Agent Arrangement for the fourth phase of the BI Trust Fund for 2019-2022.
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NATO and the EU sign agreement to support good governance

NATO and the European Union signed an agreement on Monday 10 December to cooperate in promoting good governance in the defence and security sector. As part of this agreement, the European Union will contribute 2 million EUR to the NATO Building Integrity (BI) Trust Fund for 2019-2022.
08 Nov. 2018

Building integrity essential for security agenda

On 11 October, 2018, the Centre for Integrity in the Defence Sector (CIDS) hosted a conference entitled, “Why building integrity, institution building and anti-corruption belong on the security agenda”. Discussions covered the wider context of Building Integrity (BI).
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Building Integrity experts review progress in Rome

The annual Building Integrity (BI) Discipline Conference took place at NATO Defense College on 10 and 11 October, 2018 in Rome, Italy. Experts on BI, including representatives from NATO Headquarters and Commands, as well as academics and practitioners from member and partner countries discussed the role of BI in defence, security and education.
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NATO introduces e-learning to its Building Integrity programme

The NATO Building Integrity (BI) toolkit now has a new innovative and effective learning tool. The “Online BI awareness course” introduces BI Discipline and the BI Community to NATO’s e-learning world.
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Deputy Secretary General welcomes Colombian Foreign Minister to NATO

Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (18 September 2018). Ms. Gottemoeller and Mr. Trujillo welcomed the deepening ties between the Alliance and Bogotá, and discussed the regional security context in Colombia. Looking to the future, they agreed that cyber defence, demining, and promoting the role of women in peace and security should be among the top priorities for cooperation. Deputy Secretary General Gottemoeller welcomed that NATO and Colombia share “a mutually beneficial relationship, a true partnership”.
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Afghan officials discuss building integrity and good governance

A workshop on building integrity for Afghan security institutions took place on 10 and 11 April 2018 at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. High-level representatives from the Administrative Office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the Afghan Ministries of Defence and Interior consulted with their counterparts from the Ministries of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Montenegro, Norway, and the United Kingdom.
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NATO works closely with Iraq to strengthen good governance in the Iraqi security structures

Over a hundred representatives from twenty ministries and institutions across the Iraqi government attended a workshop organized by NATO in Baghdad, on 24 to 26 April 2018. The focus was on best practices to strengthen transparency, accountability and good governance within the national security institutions and other government structures.
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NATO conference examines ways to enhance good governance in defence institutions

NATO’s Building Integrity (BI) Programme and the United States Department of Defense hosted the biannual conference “Projecting Stability through Good Governance and Institutional Building” from 11 to 13 September 2017 in Washington DC.

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