The World Bank Group will host the third Biennial Meeting of the International
Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA 2014) between December 8- 10, 2014 at its
headquarters in Washington, D.C.
As part of his work as United for Wildlife
President, the Duke of Cambridge will join World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim
at the opening session to address more than 300 corruption experts, heads and senior
members of anti-corruption and prosecuting agencies; and representatives of
international organizations from more than 120 countries.
The underlying assumption for many economic policies is that human behavior arises from “rational “choice, with individuals carefully weighing their choices, considering all readily available information, and making decisions on their own. In recent decades, however, novel policies based on a more accurate understanding of how people actually think and behave have shown great promise in addressing some of the most difficult development challenges, such as increasing productivity, breaking the cycle of poverty from one generation to the next, and acting on climate change.
Tune in on Dec 4, 2014 at 10:30 (EST) as experts discuss the findings of the latest World Development Report 2015 and explore ways in which a richer understanding of the human factor and its behavior can improve policy design, implementation and evaluation.
¿Quiere informarse acerca de los delitos tributarios, los flujos financieros ilícitos y las leyes de protección de los denunciantes?
Participe en un chat en línea en vivo el 3 de diciembre en el cual expertos anticorrupción abordarán dichos temas y otras materias relacionadas. El evento se efectuará previamente a la tercera reunión de la Alianza Mundial de Enemigos de la Corrupción, que tendrá lugar en el Banco Mundial entre el 8 y el 10 de diciembre.
En el chat se tratarán algunas de las prioridades que serán analizadas por más de 300 encargados y funcionarios de alto nivel de organismos judiciales y de lucha contra la corrupción de más de 120 países, así como representantes de organizaciones internacionales.
Do you want to know more about tax crimes, illicit financial flows, and whistleblower protection laws?
Join a live, online chat Dec. 3 with anti-corruption experts on these and related topics.
The event takes place ahead of the 3rd Biennial Meeting of the International Corruption Hunters Alliance at the World Bank on Dec. 8-10.
The chat will preview some of the priorities that will be discussed with more than 300 heads and senior members of anti-corruption and prosecuting agencies from more than 120 countries, as well as representatives of international organizations.
Prince William is the elder son of The Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. On 29 April 2011, following his marriage to Catherine Middleton, the title The Duke of Cambridge was conferred on him by The Queen.
He was born at 9.03pm on 21 June 1982, at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London. A bulletin announced that the Royal baby weighed 7lb 1 1/2oz.
On 4 August 1982, Prince William Arthur Philip Louis was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Robert Runcie, in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace.
Joel Turkewitz is currently the Program Coordinator for the Regional Governance Hub, based in Bangkok, Thailand. Joel joined the Bank in 2000 as Senior Public Sector Specialist in the Governance, Regulation and Finance Department of the World Bank Institute. He has since held various positions, his most recent assignment being a Senior Procurement Specialist and the South Asia Regional Procurement Reform Coordinator.
Alexandra is Program Coordinator for the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency (INT). Since joining INT in 2011 she has coordinated the activities of the World Bank Group’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA), has designed and delivered anti-corruption training programs and workshops, and coordinated special research projects. Her most recent policy and technical research has focused on whistleblower reporting mechanisms and protections, and the development of data mining methodologies to detect and deter corrupt practices in public contracting and development financing.
Anders Hjorth Agerskov heads the World Bank’s Preventive Services Unit. The unit was established in response to recommendations made by the Independent Review Panel chaired by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker. The unit is charged with assessing integrity risks to the World Bank’s portfolio, providing consulting services to the Bank’s global practice areas on how to protect against fraud and corruption in investment operations, and building capacity among national agencies. Mr.
David Hawkes currently heads the Special Litigation Unit in the World Bank Group’s Integrity Vice Presidency (INT). The Special Litigation Unit represents INT’s investigative findings in World Bank Group sanctions proceedings. Before joining the World Bank in 2005, Mr. Hawkes served as a prosecutor and later as a deputy head in the anti-corruption department of the Staatsanwaltschaft Berlin (Berlin Office of the Prosecutor) and as an official in the Federal Ministry of Justice. On behalf of the Berlin Office of the Prosecutor and then as a Senior Officer with the World Bank Group, Mr.