What is Building integrity?

According to Transparency International, corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. Integrity – on the other hand – can be considered the opposite of corruption. We know that corruption undermines the defence and security capabilities of every country, and that it causes a waste of money, bad allocation of resources, and the purchase of inadequate equipment. This may endanger the life of personnel and decrease operational effectiveness. Indeed, corruption reduces public trust and acceptance of the military in general, and may erode public support for peace support missions. It also reduces resources for civilian sectors of the economy, and can hamper other parts of government. With reference to a working environment, an employee can be considered to have integrity if he/she is doing his/her work honestly, competently and in full.



The seminar highlighted the importance of employees being aware of whether orders are illegal, which can often be challenging. A ...
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In August 2021, The Ministry of Defence of North Macedonia launched its integrity plan for 2021-2024. The Centre for Integrity ...
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