Compliance mechanisms

Accountability

News

Request for inspection of West Africa gas pipeline

In April, the Ifesowapo Host Communities Forum in Nigeria requested the Inspection Panel investigate the West African Gas Pipeline project.

19 June 2006

Accountability

News

Bank stumped on Uruguayan paper mills

The IFC and MIGA have been unable to manage the international dispute created by their proposed investment in two pulp and paper mills in Uruguay, and show no signs of setting a board date for considering Bank support.

19 June 2006

Accountability

Commentary

Using human rights tribunal to force Bank compliance: Uruguayan paper mill

The recent filing of two international complaints against a planned Bank-financed world's-largest paper mill in Uruguay is a unique experiment in bringing World Bank projects under the scrutiny of international human rights tribunals.

23 January 2006 | Guest comment

Accountability

Background

CSO discussion with IFC/MIGA Compliance Advisor Ombudsman

Present: Meg Taylor, Compliance Advisor Ombudsman; Amar Inamdar, Senior specialist; Kate Kapiski; and other CAO…

21 September 2005 | Minutes

Accountability

News

Wolfowitz appoints accountability guru

Bank president Paul Wolfowitz initiated an external review of Bank systems of transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity at the end of July.

12 September 2005

Accountability

News

Wasn't that a party…

The music at the farewell party for outgoing World Bank Kenya country representative Mukthar Diop…

13 June 2005

Accountability

News

IFC oil field in Kazakhstan flouts disclosure, safeguards policies

Summary of environmental health problems and human rights violations related to the Karachaganak oil and gas condensate field

10 April 2005

Accountability

News

Bank facilitates illegal logging in Cambodia

According to NGOs, the World Bank has facilitated illegal logging in Cambodia, violating its own operational policies in the process.

10 April 2005

Accountability

News

Chad-Cameroon pipeline: Corruption and double standards

The Bank’s claim that the Chad-Cameroon oil and pipeline project proves that petro-dollars can benefit the poor is undermined by the claims of local communities and NGOs who cite numerous examples of violations of social and environmental safeguards.

15 November 2004

Accountability

News

Coal India: Bank Board demands minimal action

The World Bank Board has responded to a critical findings of its own Inspection Panel, but has done little to remedy the situation of the local people who have suffered.

8 September 2003