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Accountability and integrity are key principles of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Sustainable Development Goal 16 calls for promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions. Only accountable institutions are effective in reducing corruption, promote democratic and legitimate governance, circumvent the waste of public resources and thus pave the way for a successful implementation for the SDGs. But do organization practice what they preach?
The course seeks to provide a basic understanding of key issues in the area of (organizational) ethics, integrity and anti-corruption. Participants obtain an understanding of how to render organizational integrity mechanisms effective, enhance ethical behavior of staff and to lead organizations based on ethical principles.
The course builds on novel approaches to public integrity, including from behavioral sciences. The program promotes ethical awareness to transform mindsets for ethical behavior and decision-making, enabling them to become change agents and lead on integrity transformations.
Group work and scenario discussions facilitate peer-to-peer learning and open exchange regarding corruption risks at systemic, organizational and individual level. The course will also feature selected guest speakers, time constraints permitting
lecturer: Susanne Kühn
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