Common Code of Principles

The Programmes are independent and non-partisan

The programmes are mutually educational and informative

The participants undertake to honour the time commitment required by the study programme

The programmes ensure that participants will not promote partisan views while on attachment

The programmes ensure that enterprises undertake not to use their relationship for lobbying

The programmes ensure that enterprises undertake to be as open and frank as possible, while participants undertake to keep in confidence information of a sensitive nature

It is the responsibility of each national organisation to monitor its programmes and develop their quality

The participants must receive no fee or be liable for any expenses related to the programmes

National programmes will work towards a greater exchange between their respective Parliamentarians, business people and public administrators

The members of the Association should meet together every two years.