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MEDIA ADVISORY: Anti-Corruption Action at the 2008 World Bank Spring Meetings

To ensure that anti-corruption action remains a top priority in the World Bank’s mission to reduce poverty, Transparency International (TI) will participate in the 2008 World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings.

TI will be represented by Christiaan Poortman, Director of Global Programmes, Nancy Boswell, President & CEO, TI-USA, and Aneta Wierzynska, Senior Policy Director – Development, TI USA.

The following events, part of the Civil Society Policy Forum, will feature TI participants.

Thursday 10 April
10:00 – 11:30 MC C1-100

Implementing the Governance and Anti-Corruption Strategy at the Country Level

Saturday 12 April
3:30 – 5:00 MC1-200

Corruption as a Barrier to Achieving the MDGs: Lessons from the World Bank’s India Detailed Implementation Review (DIR)

Click here for the full Civil Society Policy Forum schedule.

In Focus: TI takes a closer look at the impact of corruption on the effectiveness of development aid and the World Bank Anti-Corruption Strategy.

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