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icddr,b is committed to upholding the highest possible standards of governance.

We recognise that we are operating in an international environment with well-established principles of corporate governance. In line with our core value of integrity, we are committed to adhering to these standards of governance and to maintaining transparency in the conduct of our affairs.

Ultimate responsibility for icddr,b governance lies with our Board of Trustees.

Implementation of good governance practice is the responsibility of our Senior Leadership Team.

We have developed a series of policies to guide corporate behaviour. In particular, a Safeguarding Policy, Child Protection Policy, Policy on Prevention of Sexual Harrassment, Whistleblowing Procedure provides protection for staff or other individuals reporting possible misdeeds.