Latest articles on this issue
A joint statement from 34 global civil society organizations regarding the extremely disturbing reports of a child sexual abuse cover-up by World Bank Group officials in connection with IFC's investment in Bridge International Academies in Kenya.
Civil society urges IFC and MIGA to act to maximise the benefits of CAO reforms
World Bank and IMF shareholders must use the anniversaries of the Inspection Panel and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights respectively to demand both establish human rights policies and meet their international obligation to provide remedy
Compensation claim before WorldBank’s ICSID raises questions about the value of special economic zones and fairness of ISDS mechanisms for Global South states.
57 CSOs highlight need for operational changes in the World Bank’s new accountability scheme to ensure its effectiveness.
EarthRights International examines how the Jam v. IFC case has helped to shift the landscape of accountability for international financial institutions by successfully challenging their claim to “absolute” immunity in US courts, potentially opening IFC up to further legal challenges in future.
The Fund's expansion of its work into the macro-stability challenges posed by pandemics, climate change, gender discrimination and inequality increases the risks that it may negatively impact communities and individuals.
The IFC is the only DFI that has committed to creating a remedy framework. The basic requirements of a rights-based remedy framework are already known.
World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank's reactive independent accountability mechanisms cannot address harms caused by lack of proper due diligence in Alto Maipo.
Mixed reactions on new World Bank Accountability Mechanism as civil society welcomes incorporation of dispute resolution function but is concerned about possible erosion of Inspection Panel independence.