Tag Social and Environmental Standards

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We participate in the consultations of the new IDB Environmental and Social Policy Framework

In the framework of the process of reviewing the environmental and social policies of the Inter-American Development Bank, we participated in public consultations held in the cities of Buenos Aires and Washington DC. Together with…
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Public consultations begin on the new IDB environmental and social policy

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) began the process of public consultations on the new Framework for Environmental and Social Policy. It will have both face-to-face and virtual instances and will be extended throughout…
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The responsibility of accountability mechanisms to protect human rights: ICIM Case

The ICIM, accountability mechanism of the IDB and IDB Invest, on the occasion of increased reprisals towards applicants, has worked to improve the capacity of its team in dealing with these situations. Consequently, it has developed a series…
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Joint Submission on IDB Access to Information Policy Profile

On a public consultation on the draft of the Profile of the Access to Information Policy of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), civil society organizations, including Fundeps, have made comments and recommendations to the Bank in order…
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IDB Invest’s Access to Information Policy Implementation Guidelines Comments and Recommendations

The purpose of this document is to bring observations and comments made by civil society organizations to the rules of implementation of the IDB Access to Information Policy Invest.
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Recommendations and comments on IDB Invest’s draft Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy

This document aims to bring observations and comments to the draft of the new Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy of the IDB Invest. These observations are made with the objective of making visible conflicts and problematic problems…
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Observations on IDB Invest's Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy draft from a gender-sensitive perspective

This document aims to present the observations and comments to the draft of IDB Invest’s new Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy from a gender perspective, which is practically absent in the current draft. These observations are…
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75 years after the foundation of the World Bank: successes and failures in its relationship with civil society

Since the creation of the World Bank (WB) in 1944, with the aim of facilitating and promoting reconstruction and post-war development, the purpose of the institution has been changing over time, adapting to new realities and international…
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The role of the AIIB in the New Route of the Green Headquarters

The article proposes an approach to financing the Silk Road and the Silk Road Initiative, trying to analyze the extent to which the recently created Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) plays as a "financial engine" of the Initiative,…
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Argentina continues to bet on nuclear plants with Chinese financing

The First Integrated Five-Year Plan signed between Argentina and China for Infrastructure Cooperation (2017-2021) contains 16 projects to be developed in the country. Within these are the construction of two nuclear power plants. The choice…