Office of the Auditor General, Integrity Division 2008 Annual Report

Date: February 2009
Type: Statutory Reports and Official Records
Subject:
ADB administration and governance; Governance and public sector management
Series: Office of Anticorruption and Integrity Annual Report

Description

This report describes the mandate of the Asian Development Bank’s Integrity Division, Office of the Auditor General (OAGI), its processes and procedures; and its achievements in 2008. It features summaries of cases screened and investigated in 2008. It also describes OAGI’s 2008 recommendations to ADB management, operational departments, and other entities; outreach and communication initiatives to advance awareness of and understanding of the anticorruption policy; learning and development activities for both OAGI staff and ADB partners; and continued collaboration and coordination endeavors with other multilateral development banks.

This report includes a section on challenges ahead for OAGI, including discussions on workload and resources; information technology, data management, and analysis; supporting Strategy 2020; and OAGI independence and administration. A section on whistle-blower protection is also discussed in this report.

Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Performance at a Glance
  • Year in Brief
  • The Integrity Division: Mandate, Staffing, and Organizational Chart
  • Achievements in 2008
  • Challenges
  • Whistle-Blower Protection
  • Appendixes
  • How to Report Fraud or Corruption