The Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) is an independent unit within the World Bank that investigates and pursues sanctions related to allegations of fraud and corruption in World Bank-financed projects. INT supports the main business units of the World Bank and external stakeholders, mitigating fraud and corruption risks through sharing investigative findings, advice, prevention and outreach efforts. INT reports directly to the President of the World Bank institutions and is under the oversight of the Audit Committee of the Executive Board.
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These reports provide the redacted findings of INT administrative inquiries into allegations of corrupt, fraudulent, collusive, and/or coercive practices in relation to WBG-supported activities.
Frequently Asked Questions
The firms and individuals listed are ineligible to be awarded a World Bank-financed contract for the periods indicated because they have been sanctioned under the Bank's fraud and corruption policy.
The world is facing a pivotal moment of urgent global challenges for development. It is critical for the World Bank remain vigilant against corruption in the projects it finances. This report documents how the offices of the World Bank’s sanctions system worked in FY23 to help ensure that the Banks’s funds are used in a transparent and accountable manner and only for their intended purposes.
There are multiple warning signs that can help identify the risk of fraud, corruption, collusion or coercion in procurement. This brochure, Warning Signs of Fraud and Corruption in Procurement, elaborates on these warning signs, which, if spotted, might be cause for concern in a World Bank funded project.