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.
- Update: World Bank Should Release Draft of Country Partnership Framework for Meaningful Consultation
This post is also available in: Arabic Spanish January 11, 2017 The World Bank is in the process of drafting a new Country Partnership Framework to guide its work in Peru for the next four to six years. This framework is slated to be finalized by April 2017, and is meant to include feedback and ......
- New report reveals the World Bank’s murky financial entanglements with India’s most irresponsible corporations
This post is also available in: Arabic SpanishThe World Bank Group is covertly funding some of India’s largest and most reckless corporations, according to the results of an ongoing investigation by Inclusive Development International. The World Bank’s private-sector arm, the IFC, is bankrolling the...
- Human Rights Day 2016: World Bank should promote human rights through genuine citizen engagement
This post is also available in: Arabic SpanishAs we prepare to celebrate Human Rights Day on December 10th, we stand with dozens of other civil society groups around the world that are calling on development finance institutions, governments, and businesses to Stand up for Human Rights in Developmen...