Most developed countries have enacted a value and ethics code for public servants. This chapter presents the initiatives taken by some developed countries who are standard bearers for good administration. The British Civil Services has undergone a revolution since the time its fundamental values were articulated in the Northcote-Trevelyan report. The UK Civil Service Code recognises that civil services are accountable to the public and need to meet the highest possible standards in all that they do. The political and civic culture of the United States is based on the notion that public officials should perform their duties in public interest. Singapore is a country known for excellent administration and has one of the lowest corruption indexes according to the index of corruption prepared by Transparency International. 'The European Code of Good Administrative Behaviour' issued by the European Ombudsman, is meant to be respected by European Union institutions and bodies, their administration and their officials in dealing with public.