Integrity & Anti-Corruption Reports

26-Sep-2018

Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption - Annual Report 2015 - 2016

Corruption remains a threat to development in Africa and poses a risk to achieving the Bank’s High Five priorities. It diverts resources away from the provision of public services, reinforces discrimination and hinders sustainable economic development. To mitigate the risks of corruption, PIAC remains committed to prevent, detect and investigate acts of corruption and misconduct towards ensuring that Bank resources are properly safeguarded and used for their intended purposes.
15-Feb-2016

Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department - Annual Report 2014

Though almost 70% of African countries have improved their overall quality of governance in recent years, the average worldwide governance indicators score for Africa has improved only marginally over the past five years. Regrettably, Corruption which has a corrosive effect on growth and poverty reduction continues to be the bane of most African countries.
23-Jan-2015

Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department - Annual Report 2013

24-Nov-2014

Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department - Progress Report 2011-2012

13-Nov-2012

Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department of the AfDB Group Standard Operating Procedures

In February 2006, the leaders of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and the African Development Bank agreed to establish a Joint International Financial Institutions AntiCorruption Task Force to work towards a consistent and harmonised approach to combat corruption in the IFI financed operations. This led to the adoption of the Uniform Framework for Preventing and Combating Fraud and Corruption in September 2006. Consequently, these IFIs endorsed a common set of principles for investigations of ‘Sanctionable Practices’ conducted by them. The principles are guidelines and are adapted...
20-Oct-2011

Integrity and Anti-Corruption Progress Report

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier development financial institution in Africa. Established in 1964 as the regional multilateral development bank for the continent, the AfDB is owned by 53 African countries (referred to as Regional Member Countries or RMCs) and 24 non-African countries from the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The AfDB’s purpose is to contribute to the sustainable economic development and social progress of African member countries individually and jointly.
02-Jan-2007

Whistle Blowing and Complaints Handling Policy

This Whistle Blowing and Complaint Handling Policy (the “Policy”) is in furtherance of the Bank Group’s desire to strengthen the Bank’s system of integrity and the fight against corruption and related offences. The Policy sets forth the conditions and procedures for investigations of allegations of corruption, fraud and any other misconduct. It is issued consistent with the establishment by the Bank’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Anti-Corruption and Fraud Investigation Division (the “Division”), and the Board’s adoption of Guidelines for Combating Corruption and Fraud in Bank...
05-Sep-2006

Uniform Framework for Preventing and Combating Fraud and Corruption

On February 18, 2006, the leaders of the African Development Bank Group, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, Inter-American Development Bank Group and the World Bank Group agreed to establish a Joint International Financial Institutions (IFI) Anti-Corruption Task Force to work towards a consistent and harmonized approach to combat corruption in the activities and operations of the member institutions. The leaders of the member institutions recognize that a unified and coordinated approach is...