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Entries in World Bank (92)

Tuesday
Feb092016

Call for Papers: Business Ethics and Corruption in the Globalized World

The OP Jindal Global University, the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Anti-Corruption Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law are organizing the first ever Conference of Business Ethics and Corruption in the Globalized World.

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Tuesday
Jan122016

Stephen Zimmermann: International organizations tip the scale towards integrity

Over the last year, we have reached several noteworthy milestones in the global fight against corruption. In the arena of fighting corruption in international development, two important milestones stand out as having paved the way for significant progress and in setting us on a course for our continued success in reducing the impact of corruption on the poor.

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Tuesday
Dec222015

Call for Papers: Business Ethics and Corruption in the Globalized World

The OP Jindal Global University, the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Anti-Corruption Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law are organizing the first ever Conference of Business Ethics and Corruption in the Globalized World.

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Thursday
Dec102015

Resource Alert: The World Bank's Third Suspension and Debarment Colloquium (December 16, 2015 - Washington, DC)

The Third Colloquium on Suspension and Debarment will showcase the broad range of first principles underlying suspension and debarment systems, covering developing trends and potential harmonization of systems worldwide.

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Thursday
Oct222015

Leonard McCarthy of the World Bank: Spending development dollars with integrity

Image courtesy of the World Bank GroupWithin the network of investigators and prosecutors from over 130 countries known as the World Bank International Corruption Hunters Alliance, we feel optimistic about all that is happening to support our mission of ensuring that every development dollar is spent with integrity. 

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Wednesday
Sep232015

World Bank: What evidence goes into a sanctions decision?

Image courtesy of the World BankThe prior post described the World Bank's procedures for handling allegations of fraud in Bank-financed projects. This post looks at the types of evidence and mitigating factors that can be part of a decision to impose sanctions.

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Monday
Sep212015

Practice note: How does the World Bank impose sanctions? (Part One)

Image courtesy of the World Bank GroupSince 2001, the World Bank has sanctioned more than 400 firms and individuals. Let's look at how that happens.

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Wednesday
Jul222015

Compliance alert: World Bank adopts more flexible and transparent procurement reforms

The World Bank’s board of executive directors Tuesday approved "a once-in-a-generation" reform package for procurement in projects financed by the Bank.

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Tuesday
Jun092015

107 groups urge World Bank to end corporate anonymity in public procurement

Transparency International-USA along with Transparency International, Global Witness, the Open Contracting Partnership, Oxfam, Save the Children and 101 other organizations sent a letter to the World Bank Monday asking the Bank to collect and disclose the identity of all legal entity bidders on Bank-financed contracts.

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Wednesday
May132015

We're serious: It's an exciting time for tax enforcement

Admittedly, we're surprised to write that headline several weeks after “tax day” in the United States. However, a common theme emerged during a recent World Bank Group program on tax evasion: there's currently an unprecedented level of enthusiasm, political will and momentum in support of combating global tax evasion and avoidance.

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