Anti-corruption education at The University of Economics


The State University of Economics of Armenia and the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption, using anti-corruption education and in that context, training the best personnel for the field, has formed an agenda of cooperation. Today, on September 25, ASUE Rector Diana Galoyan and the Chairman of the Corruption Prevention Committee Haykuhi Harutyunyan signed a memorandum of cooperation.

Taking the opportunity of cooperation of YSU University of Economics with foreign partners, especially state structures, ASUE Rector Diana Galoyan stressed that any cooperation the university tries to implement first of all for the benefit of students, especially that anti-corruption education is imperative "The scope of cooperation is in the sphere of our academic freedom. Being a state university, the University of Economics prepares staff first of all for state structures, and our university also has close ties with large organizations in the private sector. I hope that the signing of this memorandum will give an opportunity to increase the number of our students who will spend their teaching and research internships in the conference, will be your employees, that is to say, you will have the opportunity to expand your staff at the expense of the best students of the University of Economics. I am convinced that what is fixed in this document will be implemented in the near future”.

The Chairman of the Commission for Prevention of Corruption Haykuhi Harutyunyan assured that the Commission for Prevention of Corruption needs purposeful, knowledgeable specialists with relevant professional education, who will be endowed with analytical skills, will have great motivation to work in the anti-corruption field.

"We expect that this cooperation will be effective”. You are the first in the RA University system with which we are building our cooperation. “We hope that your example will be contagious for other educational institutions," said Haykuhi Harutyunyan.

After signing the document, the parties had a substantive discussion, which was attended by ASUE Director of Foreign Relations Lusine Danielyan, Head of Career Center Tatjik Vardanyan, and members of the Commission for Prevention of Corruption Aramayis Pashinyan, Lilit Aleksanyan, Mariam Galstyan and Narek Hambardzum.

Diana Galoyan assured that the University of Economics is ready to discuss, to develop an anti-corruption subject program for students, to involve the members of the commission as lecturers. ASUE already has such a precedent? Last year, the subject "Involved Citizen" was introduced in the curriculum of the University of Economics, which is quite effective.

At the end of the meeting the Rector invited the members of the Commission for Prevention of Corruption to take part in the Labor Fair held jointly with the Joint Social Service of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Republic of Armenia on October 8, where the members of the Commission will have a separate pavilion to present the organization and vacancies.

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