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World Bank Procurement Round-Table

  • George Washington University Law School 716 20th Street, NW - Fifth Floor Washington, DC 20052 United States (map)

The World Bank is a procurement institution all its own. Join us as we sit down with subject-matter experts to have a frank conversation about the many facets of procurement at the World Bank. Our panelists are:

Chris Yukins is the Co-Director of GW Law's Government Procurement Law Program. He serves on the steering committee to the International Procurement Committee of the ABA's International Law Section and teaches on issues of comparative and international procurement law.

Marilyn Davy is an experienced Contracts Officer with over 15 years at The World Bank. Marilyn is an expert in the international trade and development industry and holds a Master's Degree in Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management from The George Washington University.

Belita Manke [Invite]

Here's a preview of some of the topics our experts will address - You know how to protest a lost opportunity with the federal government. But what do you do at the World Bank? Learn about the complaints process – the Bank’s equivalent of the bid protest.

The World Bank has a zero-tolerance policy toward corruption, and has debarred 368 firms and individuals over the past seven years alone. Learn how the Bank investigates corruption in procurement and projects, what it does with its findings, and how a Bank debarment may affect your ability to get federal work.