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World Bank Corruption Information - Public Sources

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Title

Publication Date

Publisher 
Norway Investigates Corruption and MDBs  23 February 2005   UNICORN 
African Development Bank said to be victim of a corrupt environment  7 October 2004   CIOB International News 
World Development Report 2005: A Better Investment Climate for Everyone  28 September 2004   World Bank 
World Bank move to reduce private sector bribery welcomed by Transparency International  23 September 2004   Transparency International 
U.S. Senate inquiry told, it takes real not token resolve to deal with corruption  2 August 2004   CIOB 
U.S. Senate corruption inquiry demands tougher measures to stop misuse of development funds  2 August 2004   CIOB 
World Bank gives Acres three-year debarment as company sells out to Canadian partner  27 July 2004   CIOB 
'PROJECT'ING CORRUPTION IN MULTILATERAL BANKS  22 June 2004   Business Line 
Poorest Pay for World Bank Corruption - U.S. Senator  14 May 2004   Common Dreams 
COMBATING CORRUPTION IN THE MULTILATERAL DEVELOPMENT BANKS: TESTIMONY-BY: MS. NANCY ZUCKER BOSWELL, MANAGING DIRECTOR  13 May 2004   Committee on Senate Foreign Relations 
Combating Corruption in the Multilateral Development Banks  13 May 2004   U.S Senate Committee On Foreign Relations 
World Bank defends anti-corruption strategy  12 May 2004   Reuters alert 
World Bank statement on Lesotho Court of Appeals ruling  13 April 2004   M2 PRESSWIRE 
Lesotho judge ups fine for dam bribery  11 April 2004   Business Report 
Activists Prod World Bank on Canadian Corruption Case  23 March 2004   Odious Debts 
Crooked company snubs Lesotho  21 March 2004   Business Report 
Acres' partners in crime. Was our federal government determined to see justice prevail? Just the opposite  23 August 2003   National Post 
World Bank Knew About Enron's Payoffs in Guatemala  1 August 2003   Corporate Watch 
World Bank Focused on Fighting Corruption; Graft and Bribery, Once Tolerated, Punished by Blacklisting  4 July 2003   The Washington Post 
EU public hearing on corrupt Lesotho dams project  4 June 2003    
IFBWW and CICA Message of Common Understanding  22 May 2003    
WATER PRIVATISATION: REACHING EPIDEMIC PROPORTIONS  25 March 2003   Business Line (The Hindu) 
Bulgaria WATER SYSTEM PROJ  25 February 2003   Tradeport website (accessed: 25/02/2003) 
World Bank debars two firms and one individual  16 January 2003   M2 PRESSWIRE 
The World Bank's Anti-corruption Strategy and Institutional Integrity Department: Effective in Combating Corruption?  27 December 2002   Down to Earth 
PSIRU Submission to the UK Committee on International Development: Privatisation of Basic Services - Concerns about donor policies  5 November 2002   PSIRU 
Acres Int'l convicted in African bribery case: Engineering firm shocked; plans appeal  18 September 2002   Globe and Mail (Canada) 
Transnational corporate beneficiaries of World Bank Group fossil fuel projects, 1992-August 2002-  1 September 2002   SEEN 
Transnational corporate beneficiaries of World Bank Group fossil fuel projects, 1992-August 2002  1 September 2002   Sustainable Energy and Economy Network / Institute for Policy Studies 
Unsustainable conditions � the World Bank, privatisation, water and energy  1 August 2002   PSIRU 
Bankrolling Enron's global exploitation  13 June 2002   The Baltimore Sun 
UK firms named in Lesotho bribery verdict Dam project chief given millions to place contracts companies gave millions to dam project official  21 May 2002   Guardian 
Bribe exposure  20 May 2002   Channel 4 
Test case Bujagali  17 May 2002   Development Today 
BECHTEL VS. BOLIVIA / THE WATER RATE HIKES BY BECHTEL�S BOLIVIAN COMPANY (AGUAS DEL TUNARI) / THE REAL NUMBERS  26 April 2002   www.democracyctr.org 
Information on International Water and parent companies  22 April 2002   Solidarity with Cochabamba water uprising International Water Holdings B.V. -- Fact File 
ACEA: IL CDA APPROVA IL BILANCIO 2001  25 March 2002   Acea Press Releases 
Relazione sulla gestione, Bilancio d�esercizio ACEA S.p.A., Bilancio consolidato Gruppo ACEA - 2001  25 March 2002   Acea Annual Report 2001, pp. 28-29, 226 
Enron�s Pawns - How Public Institutions Bankrolled Enron�s Globalization Game  1 March 2002   SEEN 
International Water Services (Guayaquil) B.V.  25 February 2002   MIGA website, Projects 
Project Homes in on Water Services for Ecuador's Poor  14 February 2002   MIGA website; News and Events 
An Open Letter to Mr. Riley, CEO, Bechtel Enterprises - From Jim Schultz, The Democracy Center  1 February 2002   Defend the Global Commons, Vol. 1, N. 1, February 2002, p. 14 
Trying holidays for Maseru corruption accused  20 January 2002   IVO Group 
IFBWW delegation met World Bank official on Procurement  29 October 2001    
World Bank Sanctions Three Companies, One Individual For Corrupt Practices  6 July 2001   World Bank Web Site 
World Bank to Black-List Corrupt Companies  28 June 2001   Business Day/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX 
R `0.4m Bribery Trail led to Sole Court Told  17 June 2001   Business Report 
World Bank privatization project in Skopje, Macedonia  1 June 2001   World Bank website (accessed: 25/02/2003) 
Settlement of International Investment Disputes  14 May 2001   Expert Handout (Law, Globalization and Multinational Corporations Law E512 A, Spring 2001) 
African successes for Vivendi Water  1 April 2001   Water 21 
Melamchi Water Supply Project  9 March 2001   ADB Project Profiles 
AG Concession  1 March 2001   IFC Summary of Project Information (SPI) 
Environmental Review Summary  23 January 2001   IFC Environmental Docs. 
EIB loan for water management in Argentina  17 January 2001   Press release: EXT 2001/002 
IMF Forces Water Privatization on Poor Countries  1 January 2001   Globalization Challenge Initiative 
Case No. ARB/97/3  21 November 2000   ICSID Cases - Online Decisions and Awards 
Zambian government orders ZESCO to halt power cuts  7 August 2000   Mendi News item 8075 
Affermazione di ACEA ed IMPREGILO in Sud America -Ad Acea ed Impregilo verr� assegnata una concessione idrica in Lima, Per�.  12 January 2000   Impregilo Press Releases 
Lake Victoria Region Fact Sheet: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda  1 November 1999   United States Energy Information Administration 
EIB loan for water in Manila - Philippines  27 January 1999   Press Release 
The Impact of IPPs in Developing countries  1 December 1998   www.worldbank.org 
EIB finance for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project  4 June 1998   Press Release 
IDB ALSO APPROVES $24.3 MILLION FOR SANITATION IN CARTAGENA  25 February 1998   IADB Press Releases 
Bidding for Private Concessions - The Use of World Bank Guarantees  1 January 1998   RMC Discussion Paper Series No. 120 
World Bank Helps Develop Municipal Credit Market in Poland  10 July 1997   World Bank 
NEW GUARANTEE SYSTEM FOR EIB LENDING TO THIRD COUNTRIES  15 July 1996   Together in Europe - European Union Newsletter for Central Europe 
World Bank privatization project in Antalya, Turkey  26 April 1995   World Bank website (accessed: 25/02/2003) 
Azurix In Corruption Scandal in Ghana    UNICORN 
Meet the Infrastructure Team    MIGA News, Volume 9, No.2, Third quarter 2001 
Anti-Bujagali Power Dam Crusaders Warn of More Trouble     
Bechtel in Bolivia    UNICORN 

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