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NEWS March 23, 2021

Seeking Applications for Membership on the World Bank Group Sanctions Board for Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

The World Bank Group Sanctions Board is seeking to fill a member position for MIGA, that will be vacated due to the end of the incumbent's terms. A Selection Committee has been convened and will be chaired by Aradhana Kumar-Capoor, Director and General Counsel, MIGA, who will be joined by Joerg Riecken, Chief Counsel, MIGA, Ceri Lawley, Chief Compliance Officer, IFC, Alison Micheli, Lead Counsel, IBRD, and Giuliana H. Dunham Irving, Executive Secretary, Sanctions Board. The Terms of Reference may be found here.

Service on the Sanctions Board shall be governed by the Sanctions Board Statute and Code of Conduct for Members of the Sanctions Board, as may be amended from time to time, and the applicable Sanctions Procedures and any formal guidelines issued by the World Bank Group in respect of sanctions proceedings.

Members of the Sanctions Board shall be appointed by the Board of Directors for a single, non-renewable term of up to 6 years.  The Sanctions Board typically convenes for sessions twice per year and the work between sessions is intermittent, based on caseload.  Sanctions Board members must accept and be subject to the Code of Conduct for Members of the Sanctions Board, both during and after their term, which may limit post-service activities.  A pre-service conflicts-of-interest check will also be required.

Candidates must not currently hold any appointment to the staff of the Bank, IFC or MIGA and shall be familiar with procurement matters, law, dispute resolution mechanisms, or operations of development institutions. 

Interested candidates who believe they meet the selection criteria are invited to submit their applications to by April 12, 2021.

We welcome nominations of qualified candidates using the same submission details as above. All inquiries from candidates will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. 

Contact Sanctions Board

The World Bank 1818 H Street, N.W., MSN G 5‐503, Washington, D.C. 20433, U.S.A.