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.
- Submission to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank on Oman’s Duqm Port Commercial Terminal and Operational Zone Development Project
This post is also available in: Arabic SpanishSubmission to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank on Oman’s Duqm Port Commercial Terminal and Operational Zone Development Project In May 2017, the Bank Information Center and Business & Human Rights Resource Centre issued a joint submissi...
- AIIB must do more to meet its environmental & social commitments
This post is also available in: Arabic SpanishAIIB must do more to meet its environmental & social commitments (first appeared in Business and Human Rights Resource Centre’s Chinese Responsible Investment Overseas Newsletter Issue 2, June 2017) Shortly after commencing operations in Januar...
- World Bank Works to Address GBV related Ramifications of Uganda Transport Sector Development Project
This post is also available in: Arabic Spanish In response to the harm caused by the World Bank funded Uganda Transport Sector Development Project (UTSDP), including the sexual exploitation of teenage girls, BIC has conducted advocacy to encourage that the Bank takes steps to provide redress to the...