NGO Comments ‚Äčon Safeguard Policies & Project Implementation


Infrastructure Financial Intermediaries - World Bank, IFC, ADB, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank - examples from Indonesia

As the World Bank, the ADB and the AIIB gear up for the planned substantial increase in global infrastructure finance, there appears to be an effort to use opaque  "Financial Intermediaries" to channel infrastructure funds. Here are some examples of troubling Infrastructure Financial Intermediaries, demonstrating the lack of information available to the public. 


NGO letter and memorandum sent to World Bank, IFC and AIIB (with a request for AIIB due diligence) on Indonesian Infrastructure Funds (RIDF, PT IIF, PT SMI). March 2017.


NGO letter to World Bank & IFC on  Indonesian Infrastructure Funds (PT. IIF, PT IIGF, RIDF etc) from 35 NGOs, including ILRC, ELSAM, WALHI, TuK, Ecological Justice, Ulu Foundation, LBH, Urgewald, NGO Forum on ADB, etc. October 2016. Includes response to WB letter to NGOs on Indonesian Infrastructure Funds.


World Bank and IFC finance of financial intermediaries in Indonesia. Powerpoint presentation by Indonesian Legal Resource Center (ILRC), Lembaga Studi dan Advokasi Masyarakat (Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy), Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia Sulawesl Selatan (WALHI SulSel), Ulu Foundation. October 2016

Social and Environmental Safeguards for Infrastructure Finance supported by Multilateral Development Banks: The case of Indonesian Infrastructure Financial Intermediaries, Funds, and Investments, by Ecological Justice, ILRC, ELSAM, WALHI, TuK,  Ulu Foundation, Urgewald, ICW, Debtwatch, CITA, Biotani, CAPPA, Pusaka, Gender Action. May 2016. Report includes information on PT. IIF, PT. IIGF, RIDF, PT. SMI, Infrastructure DPLs, etc. can be downloaded here or here.


NGO Letter to WB & IFC re environmental and social due diligence problems and risks of Indonesian Infrastructure Funds (PT. IIF, PT IIGF, RIDF, etc.) from 33 NGOs including ILRC, ELSAM, WALHI, TuK,  Ecological Justice, Ulu Foundation, LBH, Urgewald, Both Ends, etc. April 2016


Gambaran Umum PT Penjaminan Infrastruktur Indonesia (PT PII) atau Indonesia Infrastructure Guarantee Fund (IIGF) dan PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance (PT IIF). Overview of Indonesian Infrastructure Guarantee Fund and Indonesian Infrastructure Finance Fund, The Ecological Justice, 2015


Surat kepada ADB tentang FI Infrastruktur dan AIIB: Ecological Justice, Walhi, Pusaka, ILRC, TuK Indonesia, CAPPA ,Biotani Bahari Indonesia, KIARA, etc.


Letter to ADB about Infrastructure Financial Intermediaries and AIIB: Ecological Justice, Walhi, Pusaka, ILRC, TuK Indonesia, CAPPA ,Biotani Bahari Indonesia, KIARA, etc. August 2015. (English translation.)


Surat kepada Bank Dunia, IFC tentang FI Infrastruktur dan AIIB: Ecological Justice, Walhi, Pusaka, ILRC, TuK Indonesia, CAPPA ,Biotani Bahari Indonesia, KIARA, etc. August 2015


Letter to World Bank, IFC regarding Infrastructure FIs and AIIB co-finance: Ecological Justice, Walhi, Pusaka, ILRC, TuK Indonesia, CAPPA ,Biotani Bahari Indonesia, KIARA, etc. August 2015. (English translation)


Urban Infrastructure
The World Bank - AIIB Indonesian National "Slum Upgrading" Project: Safeguards Violations and Weak Country Systems Analyses.  ELSAM, ILRC, Walhi, Ecological Justice, TuK, INDIES, Ulu Foundation. December, 2016.