ANTI – CORRUPTION DEPARTMENT OF CONDUCT OF TEACHING STAFF AND AUP KAZAKH – RUSSIAN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
1. General provisions
1.1 This anti-corruption standard has been developed in accordance with Article 10 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Combating Corruption” and is a system of prohibitions, restrictions and permits in all areas of activity of the Kazakh–Russian Medical University (hereinafter referred to as the University).
1.2 The purpose of the anti-corruption standard is to prevent corruption, increase legal literacy and zero tolerance for corruption in the activities of the University, its employees and management staff.
1.3 THE TASKS OF THE ANTI-CORRUPTION DEPARTMENT ARE:
- formation of sustainable anti-corruption behavior and responsibility of the administration, faculty and staff of the University in the exercise of functional responsibilities;
- timely detection of corruption manifestations and prevention of their negative consequences;
- development of anti-corruption culture among University employees;
- improving the efficiency of the University.
APPLICATION AND EXECUTION OF THE ANTI-CORRUPTION STANDARD:
- The anti-corruption standard is applied in the activities of the University in the exercise of functions and the exercise of the rights and legitimate interests of citizens, the University and its employees;
- the anti-corruption standard is mandatory for University employees;
- Every University employee is personally responsible for the application and implementation of the anti-corruption standard.
1.4 The anti-corruption standard is changed in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 10 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Combating Corruption”.
1.5 The Anti-Corruption Department determines the actions and decisions of University employees aimed at strict compliance with the established rules and prevention of corruption manifestations.
1.6 Control over the observance of the anti-corruption standard by University employees is carried out by the Anti-Corruption Commission.
2. Rules of conduct (actions) of University employees
2. Prohibitions, restrictions and permissions:
2.1 WHEN EXERCISING THE RIGHTS AND LEGITIMATE INTERESTS OF THE UNIVERSITY AND ITS EMPLOYEES:
- not to accept in the exercise of their official powers any material goods, services and other privileges related to the performance of their duties;
- avoid conflicts of interest, if they arise, take measures to eliminate them in accordance with the law;
- not to use official position in the implementation of educational and other services in order to benefit yourself or third parties;
- to value the business reputation of the University, to refrain from participating in activities that contradict or damage the rights and legitimate interests of the University, to stop any attempts to discredit its honor and authority;
- to prevent the unjustified transfer of information about the personal data of University employees;
- to ensure the promotion of employees through the ranks, observing the principles of meritocracy and on a competitive basis, taking into account such factors as knowledge, qualifications, experience, productivity and efficiency;
- the rights of scientists to benefit from their original ideas, discoveries and inventions, as well as to profit from their implementation should be protected by regulatory documents;
- acceptance by University employees of active participation in determining the ways of development of science and education, and technology.
2.2 IN CASE OF OTHER RELATIONSHIPS ARISING IN THE PROVISION OF EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND OTHER SERVICES:
strictly comply with the requirements of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Labor Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Education”, “On Science”, “On state property”, anti-corruption and other legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
to prevent the commission of misdemeanors and other offenses for which the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan provide for disciplinary, administrative or criminal liability;
not to use official and other information that is not subject to official dissemination in order to obtain or extract property and non-property benefits and advantages;
when performing their official duties, observe business etiquette and rules of official behavior, strictly comply with the norms of the Code of Corporate Culture of the teacher and the employee of the University Charter and Internal Regulations of the University, the Code of Academic Integrity and other regulatory legal acts of the University.
3. Responsibilities of University employees in making managerial and other decisions
3.1 RESPONSIBILITIES OF UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES WHEN MAKING MANAGERIAL AND OTHER DECISIONS WITHIN THEIR COMPETENCE:
- report to the immediate supervisor on the occurrence of a conflict of interest, personal interest in the performance of official duties, on inducement to corrupt behavior and receiving gifts;
- not to be guided by personal and selfish interests in the performance of official duties;
- refrain from addressing colleagues and managers with unlawful requests that violate the established order of relationships, which may influence their adoption of an impartial official decision;
- not to persuade or encourage other persons to commit corruption offenses;
- not to give gifts to colleagues, managers and other officials and not to provide off-duty services for obtaining property benefits, benefits or advantages using official powers;
- in connection with the performance of official powers not to accept gifts;
- not to use official and other information that is not subject to dissemination in order to obtain or extract property and non-property benefits and advantages;
- be active in combating corruption, uncovering corruption offenses;
- immediately report to the management about the facts of corruption that have become known, as well as about the inducement to receive any benefit for expedited consideration of materials or red tape;
- immediately inform the immediate supervisor in writing about doubts about the legality of the order received for execution;
- contact the higher management if the direct manager himself is involved in a conflict of interests;
- to support and demand from colleagues the observance of a high legal and anti-corruption culture;
- to take measures on an ongoing basis to eliminate the causes and conditions of possible conflict of interest, corruption offenses and their consequences;
- refrain from representing or lobbying the interests of third parties, as well as performing actions on their behalf;
- not to use official position to influence the activities of colleagues and students in solving issues of an off-duty nature;
- not to force other persons to commit corruption offenses;
- to prevent and prevent violations of anti-corruption legislation by subordinates and other officials;
- timely take comprehensive measures to resolve the conflict of interests that colleagues have encountered in the course of their official duties;
- take comprehensive measures to prevent corruption;
- eliminate the causes and conditions that contribute to the commission of corruption offenses, including with subordinates;
- do not allow the involvement, including subordinates and students to perform off-duty or personal tasks.
4. Recommendations to University employees in the provision of scientific, educational and other services
4.1 RECOMMENDATIONS TO UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES IN THE PROVISION OF SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER SERVICES ARE OF THE FOLLOWING NATURE:
- to take measures on an ongoing basis to improve the quality of educational, scientific and other socially significant services and to prevent bureaucratic barriers in the university-teacher-student interaction system;
- strive for professionalism, constantly increasing the level of their knowledge, studying domestic and foreign experience and achievements of science. Serve as an example for others with your professional and universal behavior;
- to serve students as a personal example of labor discipline, respectful and careful attitude to their university, its traditions, history;
- not to abuse their official powers in relation to students, not to allow a biased attitude towards students and subjectivity in assessing their knowledge;
- do not humiliate the dignity of colleagues and students, use obscene expressions, show familiarity and arrogance;
- not to disseminate false information about the decisions of the University administration and the activities of its departments;
- do not accept gifts or monetary remuneration from students;
- to prevent plagiarism and other academic violations;
- performing their official duties, to show high culture, responsibility, integrity, academic honesty and objectivity;
- be guided by the principles of mutual respect, correctness, goodwill in relations with colleagues and students.
5. Formation of an anti-corruption culture
5.1 The formation of an atmosphere of intolerance to corruption is an activity to strengthen the conviction of all members of the university community in the need to counteract any unfair practices.
5.2 THE UNIVERSITY’S ACTIVITIES ARE CARRIED OUT THROUGH A SET OF MEASURES OF A GENERAL EDUCATIONAL, INFORMATIONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL NATURE, WHICH INCLUDE:
- implementation of effective anti-corruption technologies and mechanisms in all areas of the university;
- implementation of the Code of Corporate Culture of Teaching Staff and employees, the Code of Honor of the student, the Regulations on the teacher and the Regulations on the student of the UA;
- conducting purposeful work among members of the university community to ensure anti-corruption literacy and public understanding of the danger of corruption and its consequences, the formation of strong anti-corruption immunity, anti-corruption consciousness and anti-corruption culture;
- involvement of students, teachers and staff on the basis of social partnership in the process of preventing corruption;
- implementation of targeted programs for the education of patriotism and active citizenship among students;
- conducting regular anti-corruption monitoring through mass sociological surveys “University out of corruption”, “Teacher through the eyes of students”, “Teacher through the eyes of colleagues”, “Student satisfaction assessment”, “Clean session”.
- ensuring broad public access to anti-corruption legal information on the University’s Internet resource;
- organization of meetings with representatives of state bodies and public associations, including the anti-corruption service, with subsequent elaboration of anti-corruption measures.