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Independent Advisory Board (IAB) : 2009 annual report (English)

This is the first annual report since the Independent Advisory Board (IAB) was established. It first officially convened on December 3, 2008. The report provides the following information: (1) background on the formation of the IAB and overview of its mandate; (2) activities that occurred during the period covered by this report; (3) the Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) position in the Bank and need for support; (4) findings of the IAB in relation to its mandate; (5) remaining challenges for the World Bank Group (WBG) in the governance and anti-corruption area; and (6) conclusions and recommendations. The IAB takes this opportunity to thank President Zoellick, Messrs, Juan Jose Daboub, Abdulrahman Almofadhi and the audit committee, Leonard McCarthy, Jeff Gutman, and other senior management and World Bank Group (WBG) staff who contributed to the rich discussions that helped the IAB shape its recommendations and gain a better understanding of the complex environment within which Governance and Anticorruption (GAC) measures have to be implemented.




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Independent Advisory Board (IAB) : 2009 annual report (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.