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Civil society deeply concerned about lack of transparency and consultation in ongoing reviews of World Bank's accountability mechanisms.
CSO fear World Bank board will compromise, undermining Inspection Panel powers.
Accountability Console provides complete database of Independent Accountability Mechanism complaints.
Civil society press for review of Inspection Panel and Compliance Advisor Ombudsman to result in reserve funds, community-led monitoring systems and greater power for accountability mechanisms.
Community representatives involved in a World Bank Inspection Panel complaint have been targeted with a court injunction by a Bank-funded company.
Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings on the role of management in ensuring development banks responds appropriately to community complaints.
As the IFC sets out a new strategy, CAO and CSO reports have raised further criticism over its investment in financial intermediaries, and a new law suit challenges its immunity.
CAO report validates 2013 complaint by Indian NGOs on IFC investment in colonial tea plantation in Assam. The IFC's action plan is very limited in scope.
Indigenous peoples in Bangladesh have submitted a complaint to the Inspection Panel regarding a World Bank funded transport feasibility study.
The World Bank has announced that it is withholding new lending for Uganda, following the cancellation of a criticised road project.