The Bank Information Center partners with civil society in developing and transition countries to influence the World Bank and other international financial institutions to promote social and economic justice and ecological sustainability.
BIC works to advocate for economic, social, cultural, and environmental rights. Currently, our principal campaign is for the World Bank’s Safeguards review.
BIC organizes workshops on issues like access to information and coordinate on project monitoring with civil society partners around the world.
BIC monitors high-risk or otherwise problematic projects throughout the world financed by Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) like the World Bank Group.
- The impact of the World Bank funded Uganda Health systems strengthening project on persons with disabilities: A case study of Itojo and Kiryadongo Hospitals
This post is also available in: Spanish, ArabicThe National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) assessed the impact of the World Bank funded Uganda Health systems strengthening project on persons with disabilities (PWDs): A case study of Itojo and Kiryadongo Hospitals. The data was analyzed...
- Is the World Bank Reaching out to School Children with Disabilities under the Bangladesh ROSC II Project?
This post is also available in: Spanish, ArabicBangladesh has made significant progress in education over the past two decades. With nearly 18 million children enrolled in about 80,000 primary schools in the country. Despite this progress, considerable challenges remain. These were the children who...
- Press Release: IDA Replenishment Negotiations and World Bank Safeguards
This post is also available in: Spanish, ArabicAs World Bank member governments gather in Myanmar to discuss their contributions to the International Development Association, the Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, the Bank Information Center is calling on donors to make the adoption of stronger...