INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF AFRICAN ELITES DEDICATED
TO AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT
Member Code of Conduct
Purpose of the Code
The primary concerns of INAEDAD are our mission, and
our members. INAEDAD is dedicated to Africa’s development (Social,
economic, political, scientific, professional) as well as the development
of ethically sensitive and responsible Elites or persons. It seeks to
achieve these goals through sound development projects in Africa for the
peoples of Africa, professional training, promotion and through regulations
and policies governing conduct that encourages independence, productivity,
maturity and respect for the rights and viewpoints of others.
Unacceptable personal misconduct is defined as:
Disruption shall be defined as:
Abuse of Controlled Substances
Controlled substances shall be defined as:
Violation of the Code may be reported by any attendee at an INAEDAD -sponsored activities. Such violations should be reported in writing no less than 10 days after the alleged occurrence. Violations should be reported to the Standards & Ethics Committee of INAEDAD Executive Board.
Violation of the Code
Violation of the Code may subject the member to disciplinary action, including suspension of membership or expulsion, as well as punishment in accordance with federal, provincial/State/Country or municipal law.
A warning constitutes administrative action that informs the member that he/she has violated the Code and that a record will be kept of that violation at INAEDAD Headquarters for one year. If a member who is on warning again violates the Code of Conduct, probation or more serious and formal disciplinary action will be taken.
Probation constitutes administrative action that informs the member in writing that he/she has violated the Code, and that a record will be kept at INAEDAD Headquarters for two years. The behavior of the member is expected to be exemplary during the two-year probation period. Any future charges against the member may be cause for suspension, expulsion, or more serious disciplinary action.
Restitution constitutes reimbursement for damage to or misappropriation of property, which may take the form of direct financial compensation, of service, or other forms of indirect compensation. In the event that damage occurs as a result of a member’s action and that action represents a Code violation, the member will be held personally liable for restitution.
Suspension is the exclusion from all INAEDAD sponsored activities for a period of one year. Records of suspensions will be kept on file for five years.
Expulsion is the termination of member status for an indefinite period. Records of expulsions will be kept on file for ten years
Conditions for readmission, if any, shall be stated in the notice of expulsion. Readmission will be granted at the discretion of the INAEDAD Executive Board following a recommendation from the Standards and Ethics Committee.