The Office of Ethics and Conduct (ECO) is responsible for dealing with administrative procedures and policies in line with the IOM Standards of Conduct and providing counsel to the Administration and staff members about ethics and standards of conduct. ECO promotes ethical awareness and behavior at IOM through training, communication, policy development and liaison. It is ECO’s responsibility to review allegations of retaliation and make recommendations on protection measures. ECO also provides advice on conflicts of interest, including gifts, close relatives and involvement in outside activities.