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This document employs terms related to the DCDR Advocacy that can be found in the TIOF terminology.
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About this document

This document, hereinafter the Policy, sets out the position maintained by TIOF in matters of Anti-corruption and Anti-bribery that you will need to be aware of while being a TIOF Member. You should familiarize yourself with it and comply with it at all times. Any questions you may have with regard to its contents or what you have to do to comply with it should be referred to your corresponding Team Human Resources Manager.
Any Member who breaches this Policy will face disciplinary action, which could result in dismissal for gross misconduct. Any non-employee who breaches this Policy may have their contract (or equivalent official relationship with TIOF) terminated with immediate effect.
This document complements TIOF's Code of Conduct.
This document does not form part of any Engagement Document and we may amend it at any time following the procedures described in TIOF's Statute.


This document directly applies to:
This document indirectly applies to:
The policies set out in this document apply to all TIOF Members unless otherwise indicated. They therefore apply to Members of the Boards (Directors, Advisers, Consultants), Employees, Volunteers and Interns; this is irrespective of their engagement type. They equally apply to all Contributors and will be used as part of the selection criteria when engaging with them.
This Policy applies within all TIOF Spaces, including (although not limited to) management activities, contributions or events; it and also applies when an individual is officially representing the organization in public spaces. Examples of representing the organization include (although not limited to) using an official e-mail address, posting via any official channel or acting as an appointed representative at an event.
Review and Amendments This policy shall be reviewed regularly to ensure its continued relevance and effectiveness. Amendments may be made to adapt to new legal requirements, changing circumstances or to better serve the organization's Mission.

Policy details

Anti corruption and Anti bribery statement

The IO Foundation is committed to conducting its advocacy and all of its initiatives in an honest and ethical manner. We take a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and are committed to acting professionally, transparently, fairly, with integrity and under the observance of the law in our advocacy, operations, financial management and relationships.

What is bribery?


First day of the week: Monday


Time format: HH:MM (Military format)
Time zone: UTC+0
  • Calendars (Organization + Team wide)
  • Deadlines
  • Data


Working week is from Monday to Friday.


Months follow solar cycle.

Using other Time zones

In certain cases, the proper Time Zone to be used is different from the Organization's standard.


All deadlines are to be established based on 00:00:00 UTC+0 of the day immediately after the last day.


Format: DD/MM/YYYY or dddd mmmm yyyy


Regular meetings

All regular meetings need to be set latest 1 week before the beginning of a new month.