Tag Social and Environmental Standards

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Gender and International Financial Institutions: the case of the Inter-American Development Bank

This document proposes a descriptive and evaluative analysis of the implementation of the Gender Policy in the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its main objective is to investigate such implementation based on the weaknesses and strengths…
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CSOs point out the weaknesses of the new IDB Invest's Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy

On December 15, the new IDB Invest Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy will take effect. Civil Society Organizations in the region issued a Public Declaration warning about the weaknesses that the new Policy presents. “Below,…
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Analysis of the IDB Invest Gender Risk Assessment Tool

This document proposes a descriptive and evaluative analysis of the recently published (2020) “Gender Risk Assessment Tool” (HERG) of the IDB Invest, which is a gender plan for companies to evaluate the impact of their projects on gender…
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Analysis of the new Environmental and Social Policy Framework of the Inter-American Development Bank, from a gender perspective

This document analyzes those issues that have been incorporated and the aspects that have not been incorporated and / or modified from the public consultation process carried out by the IDB. In particular, it emphasizes the need to guarantee…
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The First Finance in Common Summit was held, which brought together the world's public development banks

The Finance in Common Summit, held from November 9 to 12, is the first global summit to be attended by all the world's development banks and multilateral institutions. Civil society organizations from different regions have demonstrated…
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Virtual meetings on Gender and International Financial Institutions

Two virtual meetings to learn about the world of the IFIs, their accountability mechanisms, and share useful tools with feminist organizations in the region. “Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article in Spanish.…
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The IDB approved its new Environmental and Social Policy Framework

The process of modernizing the IDB's environmental and social policies began in January of this year with the first stage of face-to-face and virtual public consultations in the different countries. In Argentina, the face-to-face consultation…
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Nuclear cooperation between Argentina and China advances

In November, the Argentine government plans to move forward with the signing of the contract for the construction of the fourth Hualong-type nuclear power plant, with Chinese financing. “Below, we offer a google translate…
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The United States candidate, Mauricio Claver-Carone, was elected as the new president of the IDB

Through a virtual meeting, the Board of Governors of the IDB elected the North American candidate, Mauricio Claver-Carone, as president of the Bank. “Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article in Spanish. This translation…
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Regional statement regarding the IDB presidential elections

Through a statement addressed to the Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank, civil society organizations, peasant communities, indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants and people with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean,…