Indigenous peoples


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Environment

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Finaliza la revision sobre las salvaguardas de CFI: riesgo antes que la protección

Los criticos aseguran que los estandares revisados de la CFI llevaran a un aumento y no a una disminucion de los casos de abuso social y del medio ambiente.

4 May 2006

IFI governance

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Bank failed to apply safeguards in DRC: Inspection Panel

A preliminary investigation by the Inspection Panel has reveled serious concerns about Bank programmes to develop the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

8 April 2006

Rights

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Early repayment by paper firm relieves culpability for violence, says IFC

The International Finance Corporation has washed its hands of a violent eviction carried out by the Brazilian federal police in January on behalf of the pulp and paper company Aracruz Cellulose.

8 April 2006

Environment

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IFC safeguard review finished: client risk over protecting rights

Critics assert that the IFC's new revised standards will lead to more not fewer cases of social and environmental abuse.

8 April 2006

Environment

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UK reports on World Bank and IMF: More work to do

The UK's Department for International Development and Treasury released in late March annual reports on their relationship with the World Bank and the IMF respectively.

8 April 2006

Environment

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IFC green gloss: new private sector guide to biodiversity

IFC launches private sector guide to biodiversity at convention in Curitiba

26 March 2006

Environment

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La implementación del Banco Mundial deja que desear en asuntos de petróleo, gas

La implementaci

16 February 2006

Rights

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World Bank “pushing big dams” across Asia

Bank upscales its funding for large scale hydro in Pakistan and Inda, fails to adequately assess resettlement in China, and tries to take credit for increased investment in renewable energy and energy investment merely by increasing its funding for large high risk dam projects.

20 January 2006

Environment

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Bank implementation falls short on oil, gas and mining

Civil society highlights the shortcomings of the Bank's management reponse to the extractive industries review.

20 January 2006

Social services

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World Bank loan at human rights tribunal

Argentine NGO CEDHA has filed a complaint to the IFC's Compliance Advisor Ombudsman on a pulp and paper mill project in Uruguay.

21 November 2005