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Anticorruption and Integrity

Underpinned by ADB's zero tolerance for corruption, the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity aligns with ADB’s commitment to strengthen governance across Asia and the Pacific as it mitigates integrity risks, investigates integrity violations, and promotes integrity among ADB’s stakeholders.

In the Spotlight

Proactive Integrity Reviews (PIR) | Sep 2021

Djizzak, Uzbekistan Sanitation System Development Project: Proactive Integrity Review

The proactive integrity review (PIR) report of the Djizzak Sanitation System Development Project highlights recommendations to establish an effective project document management system and implement procedures for adherence to ADB procurement regulations, guides, and issued bidding documents.

Proactive Integrity Reviews (PIR) | Sep 2021

Viet Nam Water Sector Investment Program - Tranches 1-3: Follow-Up Review of Proactive Integrity Review Recommendations

The follow-up proactive integrity review (PIR) report of the Viet Nam Water Sector Investment Program highlights recommendations for project management units to proactively monitor contractors’ compliance with contract specifications, and provide guidance on good asset management practices.

Video | 22 Sep 2021

Strengthening Tax Policy and Enhancing Tax Transparency

This video introduces the concept of base erosion and profit shifting and showcases how ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity promotes international tax transparency and domestic resource mobilization.

Publication | 02 Sep 2021

Proactive Integrity Reviews: A Preventive Mechanism Against Corruption

This publication provides a better understanding of how proactive integrity reviews (PIRs) help prevent and detect integrity violation indicators (fraud, corruption, collusion, coercion, abuse, conflict of interest, and obstruction).

Fighting Fraud and Corruption in ADB Projects

ADB is entrusted with public funds to help achieve its vision of a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and Pacific region. The Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) leads the integrity initiatives of ADB through the conduct of investigations, proactive integrity reviews, integrity due diligence, and knowledge-sharing with ADB’s stakeholders.

OAI’s mandate is underpinned by ADB’s zero tolerance for corruption. It is aligned with ADB’s broader commitment to combat corruption and improve governance as an operational priority of ADB Strategy 2030.

In the strategy, ADB reiterates that the ability of countries to develop resilience from disasters and economic shocks stems from institutions and governance, free from corruption and other integrity violations. Through transparent, effective, and accountable aid, ADB seeks sustainable and inclusive paths toward sustainable growth and poverty reduction.

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Technical Assistance

Find out about technical assistance projects being managed by ADB’s Office of Anticorruption and Integrity:

Fast Facts

 

1,372

Firms currently debarred by ADB
as of 30 September 2021

 

854

Individuals currently debarred by ADB
as of 30 September 2021

Publications

Publication | 02 Sep 2021

Proactive Integrity Reviews: A Preventive Mechanism Against Corruption

This publication provides a better understanding of how proactive integrity reviews (PIRs) help prevent and detect integrity violation indicators (fraud, corruption, collusion, coercion, abuse, conflict of interest, and obstruction).

Institutional Document | 26 Apr 2021

Office of Anticorruption and Integrity: 2020 Annual Report

The Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) leads the Asian Development Bank's integrity initiatives with investigations, proactive integrity reviews, integrity due diligence, knowledge sharing, and partnerships.

Institutional Document | April 2020

Office of Anticorruption and Integrity: 2019 Annual Report

This publication outlines the 2019 initiatives of ADB’s Office of Anticorruption and Integrity, in collaboration with regional and international partners.

Institutional Document | April 2019

Office of Anticorruption and Integrity: 2018 Annual Report

This report presents progress and achievements of the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity implemented or completed in 2018.