Workshop 1.6

Workshop 1.6 The Fight against Corruption by the Multilateral Development Banks  

Stream 4 Sustainable Globalisation

Coordinator: Steve Zimmermann, Chief of the Office of Institutional Integrity, Inter-American Development Bank
Date: Thursday 17:30 to 19:30
Location: MC 3.4

The Integrity offices of the six leading multilateral development banks will present and discuss the most recent developments in their anti-corruption programs.
The discussion will focus on: 

  • the status of the implementation of the International Financial Institutions Uniform Framework against Corruption and efforts to harmonize anti-corruption activities by the MDBs
  • discussion of specific findings and investigative results as examples of the types of corruption and actions taken by the MDBs;
  • discussion of preventative and proactive steps taken by the MDBs, including detailed implementation reviews, project procurement related audits; development of red flags matricies and involvement of integrity offices in project design in an effort to improve prevention of corruption.
  • efforts to ensure integrity in private sector lending activities.

Moderator: Steve Zimmermann, Chief of the Office of Institutional Integrity, Inter-American Development Bank
Rapporteur: Fernando Carrillo-Florez, Principal Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank Office in Europe

Panellists:
Seward Cooper,
Chief Counsel for Governance, African Development Bank
Clare Wee, Director, Integrity Division, Asian Development Bank
Enery Quinones, Chief Compliance Officer, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Jan Willem van der Kaaij, Inspector General, European Investment Bank
Lee Marler, Lead Institutional Integrity Officer, Vice Presidency for Integrity, The World Bank