CSOs Submit Climate Change Safeguard Proposal to the World Bank
BIC Releases Primer on World Bank Program-For-Results (P4R) Financing
As the World Bank proceeds with its two year review of the Program for Results (P4R) lending instrument, significant concerns remain among civil society about how P4R is working and how it constitutes a serious dilution of World Bank safeguards, effectively exempting billions of dollars of lending each year from social and environmental safeguards.
World Bank Safeguards Review
Visit our hub for information and updates on the review process for the World Bank Safeguards.
Australian expert on indigenous impact benefit agreements calls on World Bank to lift safeguard standards
BIC releases lending trends paper
BIC's informational brief forecasts a further decline in safeguard coverage and points to signs of a return to to higher risk/reward lending.
Children's Consultations on World Bank Safeguards
Although the World Bank is in the process of consulting stakeholders to review their safeguard policies, children's voices have not been included in the process. BIC held consultation workshops with partner organizations in Peru, Yemen, India, Cambodia and Uganda to gather the views of children on World Bank policies. Visit our Children's Consultation page to see what they had to say.
World Bank Annual General Meetings Recap
Check out BIC's comprehensive page on all the events from this year's AGM. The page includes summaries and videos from a number of BIC-sponsored panels.
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CSOs Submit Climate Change Safeguard Proposal to the World Bank Safeguard Review
Model Proposal: Climate Change Assessment (CCA) Safeguard Policy Submission to the World Bank Safeguard Policy Review March 2014 Unlike many institutions, the Bank has not yet formally integrated climate issues into its…
Indian Fishworkers’ Group To Deliver Petition Holding Dr. Kim Liable for Failing to Uphold IFC Accountability to Disasters Caused by World Bank Group Funded Coal-Fired Power Plant
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Contact: Nicole Ghio (email@example.com) 202-675-6270 Jelson Garcia (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Bharat Patel (email@example.com) , 202 802 2995 As the World Bank and IMF hold their Annual…
NEW BIC Primer on World Bank’s Program-For-Results (P4R) Financing
As the World Bank proceeds with its two year review of the Program for Results (P4R) lending instrument, significant concerns remain among civil society about how P4R is working and how it constitutes a serious dilution…