World Bank Safeguards Review
Visit our hub for information and updates on the review process for the World Bank Safeguards.
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.
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.
Presentation and Panel Discussion with Professor Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh
Thursday, November 21 at 10 a.m. Please follow link for full description.
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.
The Bank Information Center partners with civil society in developing and transition
countries to influence the World Bank and other international financial institutions to promote
social and economic justice and ecological sustainability.
BIC presents at International Conference on “Resources from North America for Social Causes in Mexico”
On December 4-6, 2013, the Center for International Resources for Civil Organizations (CERI, El Centro de Recursos Internacionales para Organizaciones Civiles), held its third international congress in Pachuca, Mexico. T…
International Financial Institutions in the Middle East and North Africa – Newsletter Issue 8
This new issue shines the spotlight on the World Bank Group’s new Corporate Strategy and what it will mean for how the Bank sets plans in borrowing countries. It also spotlights BIC-MENA and partner CSO engagements with…
Australian expert on indigenous impact benefit agreements calls on World Bank to lift safeguard standards
Community Controlled Impact Assessment and Impact and Benefit Agreements: Relevance for upward harmonization of World Bank Group Safeguard Policies Dr. Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh, Professor of Politics and Public Policy in…