This briefing paper provides a guide to the World Bank’s sanctions system. First, the paper provides some foundational background information about the World Bank’s recent anti-corruption efforts, the creation of its sanctions system, and its legal basis. Second, the paper walks through the basic procedures of the World Bank’s sanctions system, from the investigators’ initial screening through both stages of the Bank’s two-tiered sanctions process. Third, it discusses the implications of debarment by the Bank and possible collateral effects. Finally, it explores means to mitigate the risk of being sanctioned by the World Bank.
- The World Bank Sanctions System door Drew A. Harker en Nathaniel E. Castellano in Briefing Paper No. 17-3