The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) presents the 2014 Caribbean Conference, with the "Towards a Corruption-Free Caribbean:
Ethics, Values, and Morality," 19-21 March, 2014.
For this 2014 conference, UCCI is collaborating with Canada's Carleton University's Centre for Values and Ethics (COVE); the Department of
Government of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Jamaica; and the National Integrity Action (NIA) of Jamaica.
This conference aims to reflect on various aspects of values and ethics, as they relate not only to the function of Caribbean governments and
political parties, but also to the role of every institution – whether educational, religious, or social -- across the region.
The importance of this conference lies in the principle that values and ethical philosophies are intrinsic to every human activity. Interrogations of
these mores have consequences for the policies and practices of public institutions at all levels. In turn, the choices about values in these institutions
impact individuals, families, and, indeed, nations.
One of the most important exercises, therefore, is to deliberate thoughtfully about values, making sure that decisions are accordingly responsive to the
voices of reason and humanity.