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The IUA’s Horizons Magazine publishes an article about the CGU’s Poznan Declaration


The volume 22 of the International Association of Universities (IAU) Horizons Magazine features an article that reflects on the importance of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) Poznan Declaration.


Anti-corrption illustrationWritten by Professor of public policy and government at the Blavatnik School of Government and fellow at Nuffield College at University of Oxford, Bo Rothstein, and Professor em. of Psychosocial Medicine at Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm), Lennart Levi, the article brings attention to the necessity of integrating ethical competence in Higher Education.

As it is noted on the text, the CGU’s Poznan Declaration “recommends that critical ethical thinking should be included in all educational subject areas”. The authors of the text pointed at the importance of moving the initiative “from vision to reality”.

If you wish to read the full article, the ‘IAU Horizons, Volume 22, issue 1’ is available online.

Poznan Declaration

The Poznan Declaration, signed on 26th September 2014, is a formal statement aimed at mainstreaming ethics and anticorruption in Higher Education. The World Academy of Arts and Science, the World University Consortium, the Library of Alexandria and Transparency International have since endorsed this declaration.

If you would like to know more about this declaration, visit the Poznan Declaration section on our website.