|08 Dec. 2022
NATO Deputy Secretary General emphasises importance of good governance
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană stressed the importance of strengthening societal and institutional resilience and safeguarding democratic values in opening remarks delivered at the NATO 2022 Building Integrity Conference on Thursday (08 December 2022).
|24 Oct. 2022
NATO releases new Human Resource Management Toolkit for the Public Sector
The new Human Resource Management (HRM) Toolkit for the Public Sector was released by the NATO Building Integrity (NATO BI) Programme on 24 October 2022. It was initiated and developed by the Norwegian Centre for Integrity in the Defence Sector (CIDS). The toolkit offers an interactive guide to integrity-building in the public sector, including systematic planning guides for human resources personnel, questionnaires for employees and hands-on assessments of managerial competencies.
|25 Oct. 2021
NATO Building Integrity team conducts train-the-trainers programme in Iraq
In August 2021, a NATO Building Integrity (BI) team, in cooperation with NATO Mission Iraq (NMI) and Allied Joint Force Command Naples (JFCN), concluded the BI train-the-trainers programme for the Ministerial Training and Development Centre (MTDC) of the Ministry of Defence of Iraq.
|07 Jun. 2021
Deputy Secretary General underlines NATO support for Ukraine
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană underlined the Alliance’s enduring support for Ukraine and its ambitious reform agenda at the ‘Zero Corruption: Democracy in Action’ conference on Monday (7 June 2021). Speaking via video link, he stressed that fighting corruption is a critical way to defend democracy and encouraged the government of Ukraine to keep up its efforts in this area.
|21 Apr. 2021
NATO Building Integrity: New Glossary of Human Resource Management in the Public Sector
The NATO Building Integrity (BI) toolkit has a new effective learning tool – ''Glossary of Human Resource Management in the Public Sector''. Developed by the Norwegian Centre for Integrity in the Defence Sector (CIDS), this new, quick and reliable reference material is designed for civil servants and public sector managers as well as individuals from civil society organisations and media.
|07 Jul. 2020
NATO participates in Albanian OSCE Chairmanship High-Level Conference on combating corruption
More than 100 high-level participants, ministers and deputy ministers were invited by the Albanian OSCE Chairmanship to share best practices and lessons learned at the virtual conference “Good Governance and the Fight against Corruption in the Digital Era”, on 6 and 7 July 2020. NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Operations Jonathan Parish shared NATO’s experience on the impact of corruption on stability and security.
|09 Jun. 2020
New NATO Building Integrity in Operations Handbook
The Building Integrity (BI) toolkit now has a practical and effective learning tool – the “BI in Operations Handbook”. Its aim is to raise awareness of corruption risks and their impact on mission success, and to enhance professionalism and effectiveness across NATO and relevant national structures.
|05 Mar. 2019
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.
|18 Dec. 2018
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.
|10 Dec. 2018
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.