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Western Balkans Regional Roundtable on Ethics and Integrity in Higher Education Systems was held

On Thursday (27th September) in Skopje was organised Western Balkans Regional Roundtable on Ethics and Integrity in Higher Education Systems.

This event was organised within the framework of the action to Strengthen Integrity and Combat Corruption in Higher Education, and it is co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe as part of the European Union and Council of Europe programmatic framework ‘Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey” and implemented by the Council of Europe.

This Regional Roundtable brought together representatives from the academic community and Ministry of Education representatives from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Macedonia and Kosovo, as well as other relevant stakeholders. From SEEU in this event participated the President of the SEEU Board, Prof. Dr. Dennis Farrington; Pro-rector for Academic Planning and Digitalisation, Prof. Dr. Vladimir Radevski; Pro-rector for Research and International Relation, Prof. Dr. Besa Arifi and Director of Research Institute ‘Max van der Stoel’, Prof. Dr. Veli Kreci.

It aims to create a platform for discussion among the peers, in order to share views and experiences in finding appropriate measures to strengthen ethics and integrity in the higher education system, which are vital for ensuring quality education.

Prominent speakers, experts of the field were invited to share experiences and best practices from their institutions in tackling issues affecting integrity in Higher Education like the adoption and administration of Codes of Ethics by actors in Higher Education, various initiatives and innovative efforts to ensure integrity in education.