World Bank Safeguard Draft Rolls-Back Protections for People and the Environment Key Human Rights Concerns

World Bank Safeguard Draft Rolls-Back Protections for People and the Environment Key Human Rights Concerns

A statement from the Bank on Human Rights Coalition submitted to the World Bank Executive Board. The World Bank has repeatedly committed to producing a new safeguard framework that results in no-dilution of the existing safeguards and which reflects prevailing international standards. Instead, the draft safeguard framework distributed this month to the Committee on Development Effectiveness represents a profound dilution of the existing safeguards and an undercutting of international human rights standards and best practice among development institutions.

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