The Two-Day International Research and Practical Conference «Professionalism, Ethics and Values of Civil Service: Experience of the EU Member States and Eastern Partnership Countries

On February 18-19, 2016 at the premises of the National Agency of Ukraine on Civil Service (hereinafter – the NAUCS) the two-day international research and practical conference “Professionalism, Ethics and Values of Civil Service: Experience of the EU Member States and Eastern Partnership Countries” (hereinafter – the Conference) was held.

The event was organised by the NAUCS and the Center for Adaptation of the Civil Service to the Standards of the European Union within the framework of the Working Group (panel) “Public Administration Reform” of the thematic platform “Democracy, Good Governance and Stability” of the EU initiative “Eastern Partnership”.

In the framework of the event the topical issues and implementation of the best EU Member States and Eastern Partnership Countries experience and practices regarding the formation of the effective, transparent and open civil service in accordance with the principles of good governance and on the basis of the ethical norms and values was discussed.

Within the frameworks of panel discussions and work in sections durind the first and the second day of the conference representatives of the EU Member States and Eastern Partnership countries, governmental authorities of Ukraine, international and public organizations, higher educational institutions and centers for training and professional development of personnel got the opportunity to familiarize and discuss the novations of the Law of Ukraine “On Civil Service”, to exchange the experience and best practices of the EU Member States and the Eastern Partnership countries regarding the objective recruitment and promotion, motivation of the fair behavior and ethics of the civil servants.

Polls

In your opinion, what means is the most effective in fighting corruption?
transparency and openness of government - 0%
strengthening criminal responsibility - 0%
Introduction of codes of ethics - 0%
proper regulation of conflict of interests - 50%
legal education of citizens - 0%
public control over government activities - 50%
increasing salaries for civil servants - 0%
minimizing personal contacts with government officials - 0%
increasing requirements to candidates for civil service positions - 0%
preventive measures - 0%
nothing of the above - 0%
no means are effective in fighting corruption - 0%

Total votes: 2
The voting for this poll has ended on: 31 Aug 2016 - 00:00