This Policy applies to Whistleblowers and Witnesses who report suspected Wrongdoing as defined by this Policy. Reports of suspected Wrongdoing concerning matters shall be handled by the Ethics Commission
IICA is committed to preventing, detecting, investigating, correcting and, where applicable, punishing all acts of fraud committed against the organization, whether they are committed by members of its own staff, employees of other institutions or third parties. IICA has a policy of zero tolerance for acts of fraud, meaning that all incidents of fraud are to be reported and will be investigated as appropriate. See the full text of our Anti-Fraud Policy and read a summary in this brochure.
IICA has a mechanism in place for receiving reports or complaints regarding actions that violate its Anti-fraud Policy, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the following form:
The content of the reporting/complaint form is for internal use only, and will remain strictly confidential. IICA guarantees that it will not undertake any action that could be intepreted as retaliation or a threat against the person filing the complaint.
The purpose of this Policy is to establish the principles and standards that will be applied and observed at all levels of IICA to prevent the management and use of money and other assets in activities related to money laundering and the financing of terrorism .
This Policy applies to all individuals who are directly tied to IICA, including staff members, consultants, interns, suppliers, associate personnel, counterparts and strategic partners, among others, in all Member States and at Headquarters, with whom the Institute cooperates as part of its mission to stimulate, promote and support the efforts of its Member States to achieve agricultural development and rural well-being through international technical cooperation of excellence.
This Policy applies to all individuals who are directly tied to IICA, including staff members, consultants, interns, suppliers, associate personnel, counterparts and strategic partners, among others, in all Member States and at Headquarters, with whom the Institute cooperates to fulfill its mission.
This policy is based on the concept of sustainable development (SD) and covers its social and environmental dimensions. In that context, it applies both to the internal activities required for the functioning of all the IICA offices and units in the Americas and Spain, as well as for managing the technical cooperation provided to its Member States, whether financed with its own resources or with external contributions. The policy is also applicable to the Institute’s procurement processes for resources and inputs, activities, products or deliverables, technical cooperation programs and projects and the management of the Institute’s buildings and facilities.
The purpose of the Code of Ethics is to provide all staff members with a guide to appropriate behaviors in the performance of our duties and decision-making. Its objective is to promote a culture based on lofty ethical principles that emphasizes the moral commitment to channel our everyday actions toward respect for our own rights and the rights of others, and toward good working relations that foster an environment that encourages trust and growth.
This manual establishes an institutional regulatory framework for the procurement of goods and services required by IICA, geared toward complying with the principles of transparency, prudent use of resources, objectivity in selection processes, competitiveness, sustainability, and accountability.