CAO audit finds IFC failed to identify gaps in project’s social and environmental assessment, while communities impacted by the project face impacts on water source, livelihoods and levels of violence.
Civil society organisations call on World Bank Group to do more to prioritise forests and forest peoples’ rights.
Lack of progress on Loss & Damage finance at global climate talks means climate insurance remains default option to mitigate losses from climate change.
The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) makes history by filing first ever climate-related complaint against the IFC with the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO).
A new civil society report criticises the World Bank for not doing enough to help meet Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) objective of achieving universal energy access by 2030.
The World Bank continues to push climate and disaster insurance programmes, despite concerns that such schemes are being ‘oversold’ and do not address the root challenges of making countries more resilient to climate change.
Jon will manage BWP’s work on the environmental impacts of World Bank policies and projects.
IPN launched third Emerging Lessons Series report on the environmental assessment of World Bank projects at the IMF and World Bank spring meetings.
Join us as Environment Project Manager for the Bretton Woods Project and manage the Project’s work on the environmental impacts of World Bank policies and projects
Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank 2017 spring meetings on MDB actions on climate change and forests.