New Mexico Certified Advocate in Public Ethics (CAPE)
The NM CAPE (Certified Advocated in Public Ethics) Program is designed to provide New Mexico public officials with a comprehensive course of study in public service ethics including how ethics relate to New Mexico law, Decision-making, Public-private partnerships, Stewardship, Conflict of interest, Appearances v. reality and much more.
The CAPE Program is comprised of ethics classes resulting from a collaboration of strategic partners with a shared vision for advancing ethics awareness and promoting ethical behavior in New Mexico's public sector.
Partners in this endeavor include:
- NM Cooperative Extension Service
- Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative
- NM State Auditor
- NM Attorney General
- NM Association of Counties
- NM Municipal League
- NM Legislative Council Service
- and many other valuable contributors
Click here to learn about which classes are required to earn the CAPE certification.