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Code of Conduct of the Board Officials (English)

The Code of Conduct for Board Officials, as revised and adopted by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Finance Corporation, the International Development Association, and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, respectively, on October 2, 2018, pursuant to R2018-0225, and effective as of November 1, 2018, is amended effective August 9, 2021. This Code of Conduct for Board Officials is set out below in four sections: General Principles and Obligations; Conflict of Interest Policy; Ethics Committee Procedures; and Definitions.


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    Code of Conduct of the Board Officials

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Code of Conduct of the Board Officials (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.