Ethical Codes at Local Level
Technical Assistance for Increasing Ethical Awareness among Elected and Non-Elected Local Government Officials
16 January 2019- 15 January 2021 (24 months)
Project Funder / Donor
The co-financing of the Republic of Turkey and the European Union
The overall objective of this Project is “to contribute efforts on embedding ethics and combatting corruption at local administrations in accordance with priorities set in the IPA II indicative strategy paper for Turkey along with European standards.”
Specifically, within the frame of the project, it is aimed “to promote ethical culture and minimise corrupt behaviour within the elected and non-elected local government officials during their service provisions.” In this regard, the project covers activities such as researches conducted on ethical codes, legislation or amendments proposal in areas where ethical violations may occur, database program creation to evaluate ethical violation cases, study tours, trainings and various awareness-raising activities including conferences at local and national scale.
The beneficiary of the Project is the Board of Ethics for Civil Servants and the Union of Municipalities of Turkey is one of the main stakeholders.