|30 Apr. 2010 ||
NATO helps fight corruption in defence establishments
On 30 April, NATO and Switzerland launched the publication "Building Integrity and Reducing Corruption in Defence: A Compendium of Best Practices" at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.
|03 Jun. 2010 ||
Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council launches Phase II of Building Integrity Initiative
On 28 May 2010, the Political and Partnerships Committee in Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) format endorsed a proposal for Phase II of the Building Integrity (BI) Initiative that aims to reduce corruption in the defence sector.
|09 Dec. 2011 ||
Marking International Anti-Corruption Day
The United Nations General Assembly designated 9 December as International Anti-Corruption Day, when it adopted the UN Convention against Corruption in October 2003. The aim is to raise awareness of corruption and its impact on society, and to mobilize governments to tackle this threat to economic development, democracy and stability. NATO is playing its part to reduce the risk of corruption in the defence establishments of Allies and partners through the Building Integrity Initiative.
|09 Sep. 2009 ||
NATO launches reference curriculum for defence institution building
Initially focused on increasing interoperability between NATO and Partner forces, the Alliance’s education and training programmes have been expanded to include defence reform. An important addition to this effort is the recently published Partnership Action Plan for Defence Institution Building (PAP-DIB) Reference Curriculum, which aims to provide NATO Partner countries with comprehensive learning objectives and curriculum support for academic courses focused on reforming or building defence institutions.
|01 Apr. 2010 ||
Building integrity: NATO/EAPC project helps tackle corruption in defence institutions
“Translating ‘integrity’ into Ukrainian is difficult,” explains Nataliya Altyntseva, a Captain in the Ukrainian Security Service who is coming to the end of a special six-month professional development traineeship at NATO Headquarters.
|12 Nov. 2010 ||
Afghanistan to be included in defence sector integrity-building initiative
On 2 November 2010, lead nations Norway, Poland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom signed the financial and executing agreements for the second phase of the Building Integrity (BI) Initiative. The programme, which aims to help Allied and Partner nations reduce corruption risks in the defence sector, will soon include a programme tailored for Afghanistan.