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Ethics office

Education, Training and Outreach

Training and Education Initiatives

Ethics education, training, and outreach help us understand and apply the high expectations set by the UN for our everyday workplace conduct. Through training, the UN promotes ethical awareness and ethical decision-making so that we are better able to fulfil the UN’s mission. The Ethics Office supports the development and delivery of training and education initiatives undertaken by the Learning, Development and HR Services Division of OHRM and other offices.

The two essential training programs offered to all staff about their ethical rights, duties, and obligations are:

  1. Working Together: Ethics in our Daily Work - an interactive facilitator-led workshop
  2. Integrity Awareness Initiative: an on-line training experience

The Ethics Office works closely with OHRM and other offices to integrate ethics and integrity components into other related learning programmes, such as new staff induction, leadership and management development, performance management, and foundational supervisory skills. All programmes are reviewed regularly and feedback is closely monitored. Ethics components are added and strengthened in line with the Secretariat’s evolving needs.

The Ethics Office provides on request general or customized briefings to specific groups or individual Departments and Offices.

To contact us, please call our Helpline: +1-917-367-9858 or email us: ethicsoffice@un.org.

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