to support institutions and individuals in their desire to strengthen integrity through rigorous systems,
to enable them to prevent the abuse of plagiarism and scientific fraud, but also to rule out abusive or slanderous denunciations,
thus pacify the academic communities still exasperated by the cases of fraud and plagiarism revealed.
The difficulties encountered in cases of breach of integrity and circumscribed by our certifications :
the fear of reprisals from witnesses and victims of integrity violations,
the lack of experience of individuals who are alerted to these integrity violations or who are newly appointed to ethics and integrity referee positions,
who are newly appointed to ethics and integrity referee positions,
the lack of appropriate methodologies for dealing with the variety of cases presented at commissions of inquiry,
the obligation to respect official secrecy which hinders their search for advice from experts outside official commissions.
The 4 certifications offered by the IRAFPA Institute consist of a preliminary training of 1 to 3 days, a validation of the certification, a permanent contact with the certified persons or institutions.