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Building Integrity Annual Discipline Conference: Solid progress and tangible results.

ENGLISH VERSION
The conference agrees for an ambitious plan of work for the year 2020 including use of innovative technology.

The Annual Building Integrity Discipline Conference took place at the NATO HQ in Brussels on 15th of October. The conference was organised by the Norwegian Centre for Integrity in the Defence Sector (CIDS), which is the Department Head for the BI Discipline with the support of the NATO BI.

More than forty participants from different NATO bodies, agencies and commands, NATO member and partners, IOs, NGOs, NATO Centers of Excellence and NATO Partnership Training and Education Centers participated at this conference, exchanged ideas and experiences contributing to the discussions.

Participants discussed and shared information regarding the recent developments and achievements during 2019, pertaining to the implementation of the BI Policy and Actions Plan, addressing matters of integrity, transparency and accountability in the defense and security sector and the enhancement of the BI Discipline. Participants stressed the importance of mainstreaming BI in all areas and highlighted the importance of BI in NATOs operations and missions as well as in training and exercises. The discussion focused also in strengthening cooperation among NATO and national training and education institutions with to complement each other and to contribute in addressing Building Integrity Requirements and further developing staff competences in implementing integrity, accountability and transparency.

The community of practice presented the work already done to address integrity, transparency and accountability in the defence and security sector including institutional enhancement and individual development.

Ms. Annette Hurum, Department Head representative highlighted the need for further cooperation among education institutions to mainstream and embed BI principles in the teaching curricula.

Dr. Lidra Zegali from NATO IS, presented the achievement and progress for the Discipline including the progress achieved in addressing BI as a cross cutting topic, including Counter Terrorism, Small Arms Light Weapons, Civil Military Cooperation, Gender, Human Security etc. The Counter Terrorism Reference Curriculum has a BI Module. NATO BI is currently contributing for the development of the Human Security Reference Curriculum.

The discussions were lively, engaging and fruitful which resulted in a very full and ambitious action plan for BI for the next year, including the use of new technologies. The conference validated the BI requirements and approved the programme of work for the year 2020. Main strands of work for the year 2020 include development of Online Training Solutions based on the BI Reference Curriculum, Development of Immersive Training for BI in Operations etc.

The Conference proved that the discipline is growing in a solid foundation, expertise and experience in good governance and anti-corruption in education and training is contributing not only within NATO structures, but also in NATO members and partners to increase the BI awareness and develop further the competences to address this topic.

The next BI Discipline Conference will take place on 13 October 2020 in Rome, Italy.


FRENCH VERSION
Conférence annuelle consacrée à la discipline « développement de l’intégrité » : de solides progrès et des résultats tangibles

Les participants à la conférence ont arrêté un plan de travail ambitieux pour l’année 2020, prévoyant entre autres le recours à l’innovation technologique.

La conférence annuelle consacrée à la discipline « développement de l’intégrité » s’est tenue au siège de l’OTAN à Bruxelles le 15 octobre dernier. Organisée par le Centre norvégien pour l’intégrité dans le secteur de la défense (CIDS), chef de file de la discipline BI, avec le soutien du programme BI de l’OTAN, la conférence a rassemblé plus de 40 participants de différents organismes, agences et commandements de l’OTAN, de pays membres et partenaires, d’organisations internationales, d’ONG, de centres d’excellence de l’OTAN et de centres de formation et d’entraînement des partenariats, venus échanger idées et données d’expérience.

Les participants ont examiné et partagé des informations sur les évolutions récentes et les réalisations obtenues en 2019 dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de la politique et du plan d’action pour le développement de l’intégrité, et ils se sont penchés à ce titre sur l’intégrité, la transparence et la redevabilité dans le secteur de la défense et de la sécurité et sur le perfectionnement de la discipline BI. Les participants ont souligné qu’il importait d’intégrer cette discipline dans tous les secteurs et que le développement de l’intégrité était essentiel dans les opérations et les missions de l’OTAN, ainsi que dans les entraînements et les exercices. Les débats ont aussi porté sur le renforcement de la coopération entre l’OTAN et les institutions nationales de formation et d’entraînement, l’objectif étant d’appliquer une logique de complémentarité et de contribuer à la satisfaction des exigences relatives au développement de l’intégrité et au perfectionnement des compétences des agents concernant la mise en œuvre des principes d’intégrité, de redevabilité et de transparence.

La communauté de praticiens a présenté le travail mené pour renforcer l’intégrité, la transparence et la redevabilité dans le secteur de la défense et de la sécurité, y compris sur le plan du renforcement institutionnel et du perfectionnement individuel.

Mme Annette Hurum, représentante de l’entité chef de file, a souligné qu’il était nécessaire de resserrer les liens de coopération entre les institutions de formation afin d’intégrer de manière transversale et d’inscrire les principes du développement de l’intégrité dans les programmes d’enseignement.

Mme Lidra Zegali, du Secrétariat international de l’OTAN, a présenté les réalisations et les progrès enregistrés dans la discipline, y compris pour ce qui concerne la prise en compte du développement de l’intégrité en tant que thème transversal touchant la lutte contre le terrorisme, les armes légères et de petit calibre, la coopération civilo-militaire, le genre, la sécurité humaine et d’autres questions. Le programme de référence sur la lutte contre le terrorisme comprend un module sur le développement de l’intégrité. Le programme BI de l’OTAN contribue actuellement à l’élaboration du programme de référence sur la sécurité humaine.

Les débats ont été animés, stimulants et féconds, ce qui a permis d’établir pour l’année à venir un plan d’action très complet et ambitieux pour le développement de l’intégrité, prévoyant entre autres le recours aux nouvelles technologies. Les participants à la conférence ont validé les exigences relatives au développement de l’intégrité et approuvé le programme de travail pour 2020. Parmi les principaux axes de travail, citons la mise en place de solutions de formation en ligne, fondées sur le programme de référence BI, et la mise au point d’entraînements immersifs pour le développement de l’intégrité dans les opérations.

La conférence a démontré que la discipline s’appuie sur des bases de plus en plus solides et sur un capital croissant de compétences spécialisées et d’expérience relatives à la bonne gouvernance, et que la lutte anticorruption dans la formation et l’entraînement contribue à accroître la sensibilisation et les compétences en matière de développement de l’intégrité aussi bien au sein des structures de l’OTAN que dans les pays membres et partenaires.

La prochaine conférence sur la discipline BI se déroulera le 13 octobre 2020 à Rome (Italie).


ARABIC VERSION
المؤتمر السنوي لمادة بناء النزاهة: تَقدُّم قوي ونتائج ملموسة
وافق المؤتمر على خطة عمل طموحة لعام 2020، بما في ذلك استخدام التكنولوجيا المبتكرة.


انعقد المؤتمر السنوي لمادة بناء النزاهة في المقر الرئيسي للناتو في بروكسل بتاريخ 15 أكتوبر، حيث تولى تنظيم المؤتمر المركز النرويجي للنزاهة في قطاع الدفاع (CIDS)، والذي يتولى رئاسة قسم مادة بناء النزاهة، وذلك بدعم من برنامج الناتو لبناء النزاهة.

حضر المؤتمر أكثر من أربعين مشاركاً من هيئات ووكالات وقيادات مختلفة في الناتو، وكذلك من أعضاء وشركاء الناتو، والمنظمات الدولية، والمنظمات غير الحكومية، ومراكز الناتو للتميز، ومراكز التدريب والتعليم بشراكة الناتو، حيث تبادلوا الأفكار والخبرات وساهموا في المناقشات.

وقد تحوار المشاركون وتبادلوا المعلومات حول آخر التطورات والإنجازات التي تحققت خلال عام 2019، وذلك فيما يتعلق بتنفيذ سياسة وخطة عمل برنامج بناء النزاهة، ومعالجة مسائل النزاهة والشفافية والمساءلة في قطاع الدفاع والأمن، وتعزيز مادة بناء النزاهة. وشدد المشاركون على أهمية تعميم بناء النزاهة في جميع المجالات، وسلطوا الضوء على ضرورة بناء النزاهة في عمليات ومهام الناتو، وكذلك في التدريب والتمرين. وركزت المناقشات أيضاً على تعزيز التعاون بين الناتو ومؤسسات التدريب والتعليم الوطنية تحقيقاً للتكامل المتبادل والمساهمة في تلبية متطلبات بناء النزاهة، وكذلك مواصلة تطوير كفاءات العاملين في مجال تنفيذ متطلبات النزاهة والمساءلة والشفافية.

وقد عرضت مجموعة من الممارسين آخر الأعمال المنجزة في مضمار النزاهة والشفافية والمساءلة في قطاع الدفاع والأمن، بما يشمل التحسين المؤسسي وتنمية الأفراد.

قامت السيدة/ أنيت هوروم، ممثلة رئيس القسم، بتسليط الضوء على ضرورة الارتقاء بمستويات التعاون بين المؤسسات التعليمية من أجل تعميم مبادئ بناء النزاهة وإدراجها في مناهج التدريس.

كما عرضت الدكتورة/ ليدرا زغالي من الخدمة الدولية بالناتو، ما تحقق من إنجاز وتقدم في مادة بناء النزاهة، ومن أمثلته التقدم المحرز في تناول برنامج بناء النزاهة كموضوع شامل يغطي عدة مجالات، بما في ذلك مكافحة الإرهاب والأسلحة الخفيفة الصغيرة والتعاون العسكري المدني والنوع الاجتماعي والأمن البشري، وغيرها من المجالات. ويتضمن المنهج الدراسي المرجعي لمادة مكافحة الإرهاب اليوم وحدة خاصة ببناء النزاهة، كما يساهم برنامج الناتو لبناء النزاهة حالياً في تطوير المنهج الدراسي المرجعي لمادة الأمن البشري.

كانت المناقشات نشطة ومثيرة للاهتمام ومثمرة، مما أفضى إلى وضع خطة عمل كاملة وعالية الطموح لبناء النزاهة خلال العام المقبل، بما في ذلك استخدام التقنيات الجديدة. وقد أقرّ المؤتمر متطلبات بناء النزاهة ووافق على برنامج العمل لسنة 2020، حيث تشتمل مسارات العمل الرئيسية لعام 2020 على حلول للتدريب عبر الإنترنت، وذلك على أساس المنهج الدراسي المرجعي لبناء النزاهة، إضافة إلى تطوير التدريب الشامل لبناء النزاهة في العمليات، وغير ذلك من أعمال.

أثبت المؤتمر أن مادة بناء النزاهة الدراسية تحقق النمو المتواصل انطلاقاً من أسس وتجارب وخبرات متينة في مجال الحوكمة الرشيدة ومكافحة الفساد، وإنها تسهم في التعليم والتدريب ليس فقط داخل هياكل الناتو المختلفة، بل أيضاً لدى أعضاء الناتو وشركائها، بما يحقق زيادة الوعي تجاه بناء النزاهة وتطوير الكفاءات اللازمة للتعامل مع هذا الموضوع.

سيعقد المؤتمر القادم لمادة بناء النزاهة في 13 أكتوبر في روما، إيطاليا.

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Norwegian Minister of Defence on Building Integrity

NATO Building Integrity Discipline Conference 2015 Oslo Militære Samfund, 9 June 2015 “…more

Building Integrity Newsletter - Issue 5 - Summer 2015

The latest issue of the Building Integrity Newsletter is out. This is available in hard copy on request or you can download i…more

NATO holds 2015 Building Integrity conference in Oslo

From June 8th-10th, more than 90 attendees from 31 allied and partner countries attended the annual NATO Building Integrity (BI) …more

NATO Building Integrity Programme at the Lviv Military Academy

On 27 and 28 May 2015, 45 cadets and 14 lecturers of the Lviv Military Academy were introduced to the NATO Building Integrity aca…more

The Ministry of Defense of Armenia completed the NATO Building Integrity Self-Assessment Questionnaire

On Thursday, 30 of April, First Deputy Minister of Defense, H. E. Mr. David Tonoyan, handed over the NATO Building Integrity (BI…more

NATO Building Integrity Discipline Conference 2015

Save the date NATO Building Integrity Discipline Conference 2015 09-10 June 2015 Oslo, Norway. More i…more

BI Conference 2015 - Pictures

Photo Gallery BI Conference 23-25 February 2015, Washington DC. more

New Building Integrity Website

As of wednesday, the 3rd of March 2015, the old Building Integrity website will be redirected to this website. You can use…more

NATO BI at ESDC Core Course on Security Sector Reform

On 15-23 April 2015, in Stadtschlaining (Austria), participants of the next iteration of the European Security and Defence College…more

Invitation to ESDC Building Integrity Course

The NATO Building Integrity (BI) Programme is pleased to announce that the UK Defence Academy in conjunction with Transparency Int…more

BI Course Georgia

The NATO Building Integrity (BI) Programme is pleased to inform that the Georgian Ministry of Defense will organize a new ite…more

BI Senior Leaders Day

Nations will recall that at the Chicago Summit, Heads of State and of Government highlighted the importance of streng…more

BI Workshop for Members of Parliament

The first ever organized Building Integrity (BI) Workshop for Members of Parliament took place at the International Anti…more

BI celebrates the 20th anniversary of the OSCE Code of Conduct

“Without integrity, we cannot implement the Code of Conduct”, General (ret.) Yves de Kermabon, NATO BI Expert, former COMKOR and H…more

BI Workshop for Members of Parliament

The aim of this workshop is to raise awareness of corruption in the defence and security sector and to promote good practice and p…more

BI Professional Development Workshop

The Building Integrity (BI) Professional Development Workshop on ‘Required Competencies and Gaps in Designing and Implementing Nat…more

BI Institutional Enhancement Course: Integrity Action Plan

The BI Institutional Enhancement Course will be conducted at the Norwegian Defence International Centre (NODEFIC) in Oslo, Norway,…more

Defence Leadership in BI Course

The Defence Leadership in Building Integrity (BI) Course will be conducted at the NATO School in Oberammergau 3 to 7 November 2014…more

BI in Peace Support Operation Course

Building Integrity (BI) in Peace Support Operation Course will be conducted at the Peace Support Operations Training Centre (PSOTC…more

Senior NCOs in BI Course

The Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) Building Integrity (BI) Course will be conducted at the Peace Support Operations Train…more

Professional Development Workshop

Nations are invited to participate in the second Professional Development Workshop on “Integrity in Outsourcing and Public – Priva…more

New Memorandum of Understanding on BI between NATO and Georgia

On the 2nd of May, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) “Supporting Training Course on Building Integrity (BI) in Defence and Sec…more

NATO Building Integrity Professional Development Workshop

NATO Building Integrity Professional Development Workshop: the event will take place on 20-22 May 2014 in Chisinau (Republic of Mo…more

BI meeting on the review of the SAQ and Peer Review Process

BI experts, representatives from the nations that completed the Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) and Peer Review Process, and r…more

BI participates in the OSCE-Wide Workshop

The NATO Building Integrity (BI) Porgramme was invited to participate in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe …more

Stronger cooperation between BI and OSCE

NATO and OSCE experts discussed the possibilities for further cooperation between the NATO Building Integrity (BI) Programme and t…more

NATO and Partners discuss good governance

NATO has just hosted in Tbilisi the 2nd Annual Conference of its Professional Development Programmes “Building Capacity for Good G…more

BI Peer Review in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Minister of Defence remarks

Minister of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina acknowledges the importance of the NATO Building Integrity Programme and commits to …more

BI Conference on Institution Building

Representatives from 19 NATO and partner countries gathered in Norway to discuss plans to build integrity in the defence and secur…more

The Building Integrity Programme and Gender

The Building Integrity (BI) programme celebrates the International Women’s Day by publishing a factsheet on how the gender aspect …more

BI Education and Training Discipline Conference

The Building Integrity (BI) Education and Training Discipline Conference was held in the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe…more

Visit to NATO HQ of Deputy Chod from Qatar

On 5 February 2014, the NATO Political Affairs and Security Policy Division organised a visit to NATO Headquarters of the Deputy C…more

Senior Leaders Day on Building Integrity

On the 12 November a Senior Leaders Day on Building Integrity was held at Join Force Command Naples. Ms Susan Pond, Head of the Bi…more

NATO participates in United Nations Convention against Corruption

25 Nov. 2013 – 29 Nov. 2013 A NATO delegation took part in the Fifth Session of the Conference of State Parties to the United Nati…more

NATO support for UN Anti-Corruption Day

Representatives of NATO member states and partner countries met on 7 December to discuss NATO’s contribution to efforts led by the…more

Bulgaria joins the Building Integrity Trust Fund.

NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow led a signing ceremony on 26 September recognising Bulgaria's decision…more