(May 15, 2007) More evidence the Wolfowitz accusers chose to ignore.
(May 14, 2007) According to a report by the World Bank’s ad hoc group, World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz did violate ethics rules in his handling of a promotion and generous pay rise […]
(May 10, 2007) The kerfuffle over whether Paul Wolfowitz, the World Bank’s president, behaved badly regarding the contract for his companion to facilitate her departure from the bank involves no large issue. The bank’s existence does. The bank’s rationale, never strong, has evaporated.
(May 9, 2007) Additional time has been granted the World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz to comment on the draft report of the World Bank’s ad hoc committee, which was provided to him on May 6.
(May 3, 2007) Nearly 1,400 employees make more than Condi Rice.
(May 1, 2007) Ad Melkert, former Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the World Bank’s Board of Directors, disputes statements by Paul Wolfowitz and his legal team.
(April 30, 2007) The submission of Paul Wolfowitz’s lawyer, Robert Bennett, to the World Bank’s ad hoc committee.
(April 30, 2007) “I find it inconceivable that the Ethics Committee did not know the details of the arrangements with Ms. Riza. The information was certainly available to them and I assume they were not negligent in their duties.”
(April 23, 2007) The actions of World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz have led to allegations of impropriety just when his campaign against corruption had gathered momentum.
(April 12, 2007) Paul Wolfowitz “must acknowledge that his conduct has compromised the integrity and effectiveness of the World Bank Group and has destroyed the staff’s trust in his leadership. He must act honorably and resign.” World Bank
(March 27, 2007) China, the World Bank’s second-biggest customer, warned that it might halt future borrowings if Paul Wolfowitz did not rein in the Bank’s anti-corruption investigative practices.
(February 16, 2007) The Government Accountability Project (GAP) has learned from inside sources that World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz is currently negotiating a contract with a new resident Iraq Country Director. This step strongly suggests that Wolfowitz intends to expand Bank-funded projects there dramatically in the near future, despite the deteriorating security situation and recent disclosures of massive corruption in "reconstruction" efforts.
(November 23, 2006) China lending to Sub-Saharan African countries and debt campaigners’ increased emphasis on creditor responsibility poses new challenges for World Bank.
(November 8, 2006) But some say the sanction is too late in coming.
(November 7, 2006) The World Bank has suspended contracts to the German engineering firm, Lahmeyer International, after finding the company guilty of paying bribes in the multi-billion dollar Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP).