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 protects 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.
UN Forum on Business and Human Rights
BIC is thrilled to be contributing to the 2015 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva November 16-18! Board members Katie Redford and Vicky Tauli-Corpuz (pictured right) are in attendance. BI…
New Video: Persons with Disabilities and Lima’s Metropolitano
Society and Disability and the Peruvian Down Syndrome Society, civil society organizations in Peru advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities, have produced a video on the impact of the Wo…
Video: Disabilities and the National Agriculture Advisory Services in Uganda
The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU), an indigenous umbrella organization of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Uganda working to promote the equalisation of opportunities and ac…