Some ideas for a potential risk management strategy by Juanita Riaño and Marianela López Galdos, Office of Institutional Integrity Seguir a @jrl44 In our previous post we discussed the importance of understanding the vulnerabilities and weaknesses at the different stages of a water and sanitation program cycle. Here, we would like to look at potential strategies to help … [Read more...] about A strategy for accountability in water and sanitation programs
Risk management in water and sanitation
A first glance to integrity risk in the water and sanitation sector By Juanita Riaño and Marianela López Galdos, Office of Institutional Integrity Seguir a @jrl44 Every year weak governance and corruption siphons away millions of dollars intended to improve lives of individuals worldwide. Last year at an accountability and transparency panel, Ban Ki-moon, the U.N. … [Read more...] about Risk management in water and sanitation
Sharing experiences: bid rigging in procurement
by Juanita Riaño and Marianela López Galdos, from IDB's Office of Institutional Integrity* Seguir a @jrl44 As part of its knowledge sharing activities, the Office of Institutional Integrity (OII) invited two experts from the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (COFECO, in Spanish), Paolo Franco Benedetti and Angel López Hoher, to talk about COFECO’s efforts to … [Read more...] about Sharing experiences: bid rigging in procurement
Changing the Way We “Treat” Wastewater
By Denise Forrest* When we think of wastewater we think of the ways we ‘treat’ it, meaning the types of technology used to reduce the pollution load and the effects of non-treatment of wastewater on sanitation and the environment. All of these are, of course, very important issues. However, it’s not just how we treat it but also how much water we treat. Within the Wider … [Read more...] about Changing the Way We “Treat” Wastewater
…AND YOU THINK I AM SEXY?
Seguir a @MarcelloBasani Version en español: ¿Y crees que soy sexy? I believe Penelope Cruz is sexy (ever seen her in Bigas Luna’s Jamón Jamón?). I guess Justin Timberlake is sexy (he is the very reason we got “sexy” back, right?). My wife, also, is without any doubt super sexy (no need to comment on this one). With this very specific idea of “sexiness” in mind, I … [Read more...] about …AND YOU THINK I AM SEXY?