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Issue No. 53, October 2021



On 30 September 2021, Asian Development Bank, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC),  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and Transparency International discussed with ADB's developing member countries the challenges of maintaining and enhancing integrity controls and tools to mitigate risks in COVID-19 vaccine programs.


The Asia and the Pacific can strengthen international tax cooperation to mobilize resources for a post-COVID-19 sustainable and equitable recovery.


This publication highlights lessons learned regarding integrity risks, such as red flag indicators in procurement, contract and asset management, and financial management.

These lessons can assist executing and implementing agencies and project implementation units in detecting and preventing integrity violations in ADB projects and activities.

ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity Head John Versantvoort highlights the importance of partnering with civil society organizations and leveraging their strengths to uphold integrity in ADB projects.

ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity shares numbers that demonstrate how ADB continues to investigate allegations of integrity violations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.



Office of Anticorruption and Integrity
Asian Development Bank, 6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, 1550 Philippines
Tel  +63 2 8632 5004    Fax  +63 2 8636 2152
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