The Policy on Disclosure of Information for the World Bank Group's Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) was approved by the Executive Directors on February 3, 2011. The policy was developed by INT in conjunction with the World Bank's Access to Information Policy, which calls for the development of separate disclosure regimes for certain groups, including INT.
These Guidelines address sanctionable practices that might occur in connection with the preparation and implementation of operations financed by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). They include definitions of sanctionable practices. Also known as the “Anti-Corruption Guidelines (IBRD/IDA)”.
These Guidelines address fraud and corruption that might occur in connection with the preparation and implementation of programs financed, in whole or in part, by the IBRD or IDA through Program-for-Results (PforR) Financing. Also known as the “Anti-Corruption Guidelines (PforR)”.
This document sets out the procedures to be followed in the administrative process by which the World Bank determines whether or not to sanction parties alleged to have engaged in a Sanctionable Practice in connection with a World Bank Financed Project.
This Guidance on Integrity Audits relates to the expected cooperation between INT and those subject to the World Bank’s Inspection and Audit Rights. — i.e., the firms, NGOs, or individuals upon whom INT invokes the Bank’s Inspection and Audit Rights.
INT investigates allegations of fraud and corruption involving World Bank Group (WBG) staff. Staff Rule 8.01 governs the disciplinary proceedings, and the associated reporting, investigative and decision-making process, arising from allegations of misconduct relating to fraud and corruption.
This Directive clarifies the rights and responsibilities of WBG staff with respect to reporting suspected misconduct that may threaten the operations or governance of the WBG, so as to encourage WBG staff to raise concerns and enable the WBG to effectively address such cases, manage risks, and uphold standards of good governance.
The WBG Integrity Compliance Office works with sanctioned companies in implementing integrity compliance programs that are consistent with the principles set out in the WBG Integrity Compliance Guidelines as a condition for their release from WBG sanction. The WBG Integrity Compliance Guidelines reflect global standards, principles, and components of effective integrity compliance programs.
An agreement between the Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), the African Development Bank (AfDB), and the World Bank Group (WBG) to enforce debarment decisions made by the other participating institutions, in accordance with the terms and conditions of this agreement. Also known as the “Cross-Debarment Agreement”.
An Independent Panel headed by former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker was appointed by the World Bank in early 2007 to review the work of the Bank's then-Department of Institutional Integrity (INT). The Panel considered INT's work in the broader context of the Bank's new strategy adopted earlier in 2007 to help borrowing countries develop effective governance and anticorruption programs.
Established in September 2008, the Independent Advisory Board (IAB) helps protect the independence and strengthens the accountability of INT by giving advice on policies and procedures and on the department's interactions within the World Bank Group. It also provides advice to the World Bank Group President and the World Bank Group Audit Committee on the performance of INT.
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