The World Bank is beefing up its accountability to communities who say they were harmed by World Bank-funded projects.
Two impoverished communities, continents apart, are at the forefront of a historic fight to determine the level of immunity from lawsuits that international organizations can rely upon when development causes harm.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling could also open other American-based international organizations to lawsuits over financing overseas development.
A fishing community, who believe their livelihoods were damaged by pollution from an IFC-supported coal power plant, is attempting to sue the World Bank’s finance arm in the U.S.
Evicted and Abandoned is a global investigation that reveals how the World Bank Group, the powerful development lender committed to ending poverty,…