Safeguard policy reviews at multilateral institutions
The World Bank is reviewing and “updating” its mandatory environmental and social protections or “safeguards,” with a promise of no weakening or dilution of existing protections.
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is currently designing environmental and social safeguards.
Communities affected by projects supported by multilateral banks and NGOs around the world are calling for increased protections for impoverished communities and the environment.
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