SDG 16 : Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

FIB UI fosters an academic community to develop a professional attitude and have integrity. FIB UI applies 9 UI values, which include (a) honesty, (b) just and fair, (c) trustworthiness, (d) dignity, (e) respect, (f) accountability, (g) togetherness, (h) transparency, and (i) academic freedom and scientific autonomy. With honesty, academic community develops straight nature, sincere heart, saying and acting right, not lying, not cheating, not corrupt, and not cheating. With just and fair, equal opportunity and treatment is given fairly and non-discriminatory for every citizen in carrying out their respective duties. Academic and non-academic activities are not based on considerations that are racial, ethnic, religious, gender, marital status, age, disability, and sexual orientation. With trustworthiness, the academic community can be trusted in carrying out any activities or obligations. With dignity and/or respect, everyone is treated with respect and humanity. With accountability, the academic community is responsible for carrying out their duties and avoiding conflicts of interest. With togetherness, tolerance, and the spirit of togetherness in carrying out duties and responsibilities are upheld. With transparency, the academic community develops an openness to listen and consider the opinions of others; academic openness to critically receive information and academic findings of others; and willingness to share knowledge information with interested parties, except those that are confidential. With academic freedom and scientific autonomy, the academic community upholds academic freedom, namely the obligation to advance science and the freedom to express thoughts and opinions within the FIB Ul and in other academic forums, as well as comply with applicable laws and regulations.

16.2 University governance measures

16.2.1 Elected representation

Have elected representation on the university’s highest governing body from: students (both undergraduate and graduate), faculty, and staff (non-faculty employees).

16.2.2 Students’ union

Recognise an independent students’ union.

16.2.3 Identify and engage with local stakeholders

Have written policies and procedures to identify local stakeholders external to the university and engage with them.

16.2.4 Participatory bodies for stakeholder engagement

Have an existence of participatory bodies to recognize and engage local stakeholders, including local residents, local government, local private, local civil society representatives.

16.2.5 University principles on corruption and bribery

Publish the university’s principles and commitments on organized crime, corruption & bribery.

16.2.6 Academic freedom policy

Have a policy on supporting academic freedom (freedom to choose areas of research and to speak and teach publicly about the area of their research). Academic freedom is at the heart of the Academy. Here we are looking to ensure that academic freedom covers both teaching and research, and that it applies equally to junior as well as senior (for example Tenured) academics.

16.2.7 Publish financial data

Publish university financial data.

16.3 Working with government

16.3.1 Provide expert advice to government

Provide specific expert advice to local, regional or national government (for example through policy guidance, participation in committees, provision of evidence).

16.3.2 Policy- and lawmakers outreach and education

Provide outreach, general education, upskilling and capacity-building to policy and lawmakers on relevant topics including economics, law, technology, migration and displacement, and climate change.

16.3.3 Participation in government research

Undertake policy-focused research in collaboration with government departments.

16.3.4 Neutral platform to discuss issues

Provide a neutral platform and ‘safe’ space for different political stakeholders to come together to frankly discuss challenges.

16.4 Proportion of graduates in law and civil enforcement

16.4.1 Proportion of graduates in law