Are Complaints Delivering Remedy?
For the past year, Accountability Counsel has been working with the Yale Law School Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic to determine the types of outcomes and remedies that result from IAM complaint processes and their relative prevalence. This information is the first comprehensive look at the outcomes of complaints to international financial institutions, and the changes and improvements necessary to fulfill the Right to Remedy. Research Director Samer Araabi provides an introduction to this data and instructions for how to access it yourself.
By Samer Araabi — Feb. 6, 2022
Of 1,614 known IAMs complaints from 1994 to June 2022, 16% have been “closed with outputs,” meaning a complaint has reached agreement or produced a publicly disclosed compliance report. But how many of these outputs have delivered meaningful remedy to the communities who filed the complaint in the first place?
Noteworthy updates on Bank and IAM policy and practice
The United Nations Development Programme recently held public consultations for their accountability mechanism.
The World Wide Fund For Nature recently held public consultations for their accountability mechanism.