A workshop on “Entrenching Ethics and Compliance in the Workplace: The Role of ACTUs” is to be held at the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), for Ethics and Compliance Officers in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government.
The workshop is scheduled to hold from Wednesday 7th to Friday 9th September, 2016 in the Main Auditorium of the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria, Keffi, Nasarawa State. It is targeted at Chairmen, Secretaries and other Members of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Units (ACTUs) in the various MDAs across the country.
The programme intends to build the capacity of participants to identify and check opportunities for corruption and unethical issues in the workplace. It will also enable them set and promote high ethical standards; design codes of ethics to guide the conduct of staff; and establish virile internal control mechanisms against corruption.
Issues to be addressed during the workshop include: The Theoretical Concepts of Ethics, Integrity and Transparency; ethical Issues in the workplace; setting the tone for and enforcing compliance to high ethical standards; Best Practices in behavioural ethics; developing codes of ethics/conduct; Overview of ICPC ethics and compliance scorecard; institutional integrity management; case studies; the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 and relevant legal frameworks.
Facilitators for the workshop include experienced public officials and staff of anti-corruption agencies.