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Business / DT 16 / 2012

Costa Rican scam: three Finns charged for ‘gross embezzlement of aid funds’

 
USD 8 million in bribes were allegedly paid to secure a Finnish company medical equipment contracts in Costa Rica a decade ago. The trial of three Finns starts in January.
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NDF sets new climate criteria for screening grants

 
The Helsinki-based Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has established criteria for defining climate projects and discovered, in the process, that no other institution had really done it before. 
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World Bank reviews impropriety in Sweco tender

 
Employees of Sweco appear to be involved in improprieties in a tender financed by the World Bank. Sweco and the Bank are investigating.
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