Office of the Auditor General, Integrity Division 2007 Annual Report

Institutional Document | February 2008

This report presents the accomplishments of the Integrity Division, Office of the Auditor General (OAGI) in 2007.

This report presents the accomplishments of the Integrity Division, Office of the Auditor General (OAGI) in 2007. Pursuant to the Anticorruption Policy, approved by ADB Board of Directors (July 1998), OAGI screens and investigates allegations of fraud, corruption, coercion, collusion, conflict of interest, and/or related abuse in ADB-financed activities in accordance with ADB’s Integrity Principles and Guidelines.

The report explains OAGI’s mandate, operational and administrative arrangements, processes and procedures; and features summaries of cases screened and investigated, and project procurement-related audits conducted, in 2007. The report also describes OAGI’s 2007 recommendations to ADB management, operational departments, and other entities; activities to advance awareness of and education on the anticorruption policy; capacity building initiatives to enhance OAGI; and OAGI’s collaboration and coordination endeavors with other multilateral development banks.

The report includes a section on challenges ahead for OAGI, including discussions on workload and resources; ADB’s internal governance; implementing effective measures to prevent fraud and corruption in ADB projects; whistleblower protection; and OAGI independence and administration.

Contents 

  • Executive Summary
  • Performance at a Glance
  • Year in Brief
  • The Integrity Division: Mandate, Staffing, and Organizational Chart
  • 2007 Accomplishments
  • Challenges
  • Appendixes
  • How to Report Fraud or Corruption