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Review and Update of the World Bank Safeguard Policies

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Environmental and Social Framework image shows different scenes such as green fields, water, and people.
World Bank Board Approves New Environmental and Social Framework

On August 4, 2016, the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a new Environmental and Social Framework that expands protections for people and the environment in Bank-financed investment projects. The safeguards review included the most extensive consultation ever conducted by the World Bank. It concludes nearly four years of analysis and engagement around the world with governments, development experts, and civil society groups, reaching nearly 8,000 stakeholders in 63 countries. The framework is part of a far-reaching effort by the World Bank Group to improve development outcomes and streamline its work.

Environmental and Social Framework image shows different scenes such as green fields, water, and people.
Status of the Proposed Environmental and Social Framework

On Wednesday, July 20, the Committee on Development Effectiveness – a committee of the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors with oversight on policy issues – endorsed the third draft of the proposed Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) for full Board consideration. The document is scheduled for consideration on August 4, 2016.

 

 

Environmental and Social Framework image shows different scenes such as green fields, water, and people.
Status Update

Strong environmental and social safeguards are important for sustainable development. This is why the World Bank is updating its safeguard policies to strengthen protections for people and the environment in the projects we finance. During a three-year review process we engaged thousands of stakeholders through consultation meetings and multi-day workshops, expert round tables, online discussions, conference calls, briefings, and, virtually, through this website. Stakeholders have already seen two drafts of the proposed Environmental and Social Framework and numerous update presentations, reflecting the views expressed during the consultation periods. Input on the last proposal helped us develop the third draft, which is now in the hands of our Executive Directors, who will now have the opportunity to deliberate. We will disclose the third draft here on this website before the formal Board meeting.

Environmental and Social Framework image shows different scenes such as green fields, water, and people.
Consultations on the Second Draft Framework Concluded

Consultations on the second draft Environmental and Social Framework concluded on March 15, 2016. Since the review process began in 2012, the World Bank team has consulted with a wide range of stakeholders from governments and implementing agencies, civil society organizations involved in advocacy and service delivery, the private sector, as well as academia and applied research institutions. The comments and recommendations received during this consultation phase will inform the third draft framework proposal. A summary of all feedback received will be made available on this website in the coming months.

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Safeguards consultations close March 15, 2016

The third phase of consultations on the World Bank’s second draft Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) will close on March 15, 2016. Since starting this phase of consultations on August 4, 2015, we have consulted in 21 countries across all regions. Almost all remaining consultation meetings are now confirmed and listed on the consultation website. By March 15, we will have consulted in 33 countries. If you are unable to attend a consultation meeting in person, please email your comments to safeguardconsult@worldbank.org by March 15. After consultations close, we will take into account the feedback received as we move forward with the review and update of the World Bank’s safeguard policies.

Safeguards consultations in Bangladesh
The year in review: Safeguards consultations

The World Bank has held consultations in 18 countries across all regions between August and December 2015. This is part of the third phase of one of the largest consultation efforts the Bank has undertaken. Feedback on a list of outstanding issues and on the implementation of the proposed safeguards requirements on the ground has been rich and valuable. We are closing the year with consultations in Niger and Nigeria. In early 2016 consultation events are planned for Cameroon, Rwanda, Turkey, Egypt, Vietnam, Belgium (for European constituencies), Morocco, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Honduras. We are also working on confirming consultation dates for Brazil and the US. Consultation dates are published on this website as soon as they are confirmed.

Environmental and Social Framework image shows different scenes such as green fields, water, and people.
Consultations on the Second Draft of Environmental and Social Framework

On July 1, 2015, the Committee for Development Effectiveness (CODE) of the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors authorized a 3rd phase of consultations on a revised (second) draft. At their request, the 3rd phase will focus on feasibility of applying the framework in borrowing countries and on an indicative list of issues that require discussion. Now available: an update clarifying the process and issues for consultation.

 

 

On December 8 and 9, the World Bank consulted with representatives of the Chinese government and Non-Governmental Organizations.
Safeguards consultations reach China

On December 8 and 9, the World Bank consulted with representatives of the Chinese government and Non-Governmental Organizations. Consultation participants discussed the consistency of the proposed framework with China's policies and procedures, dam safety, differentiating environmental and social assessment, forced evictions, and protections for ethnic minorities. Next stops for the review: Japan, Indonesia, and Brazil.

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Corpuz from Tebtebba (right) and World Bank Indigenous Peoples Advisor Luis Felipe Duchicela (left) discuss how to protect Indigenous Peoples in World Bank-financed projects.
Safeguards for Indigenous Peoples

Jennifer Corpuz from Tebtebba and World Bank Indigenous Peoples Advisor Luis Felipe Duchicela discuss how to protect Indigenous Peoples in World Bank-financed projects in Berlin, Germany, on November 13. The proposed Environmental and Social Framework introduces FPIC and protections for peoples in voluntary isolation and pastoralists. The safeguards team is now headed to Brazil, South Africa, Bangladesh, Paraguay, and Nepal.

 

 

 

 

Matthew Bliss of Cordaid (Brussels consultation, November 10, 2014)
"Don’t drop the hot issues"

Keep working on the difficult issues—this advice comes from Matthew Bliss of Cordaid. At a consultation meeting with civil society and private sector in Brussels on November 10, he said about human rights and other politically sensitive issues: “These crucial issues need to be discussed on a regular basis. They need to stay on the agenda. If you have problems addressing these issues now in this policy review, you have to consider them again later. Don’t drop them.” Next stop: The Safeguards team will head to Oslo and Berlin for multi-stakeholder consultations on November 12-13, 2014. 

 

Phu Thi Lan (Pa Then, right) and Ly Thi Ngay (Xa Pho, left) discuss safeguards for ethnic minorities in World Bank-financed projects in Hanoi on October 28.
Safeguards for Ethnic Minorities

Phu Thi Lan (Pa Then, right) and Ly Thi Ngay (Xa Pho, left) discuss safeguards for ethnic minorities in World Bank-financed projects in Hanoi on October 28. Tan Thi Gia (H’Mong) sings a song wishing for the World Bank delegation’s health. Her statement: “The ethnic minorities live in poor conditions. We need more attention and investment in transport, livelihood. Many ethnic minority women in Vietnam are illiterate. They do not know about the laws on gender equality and also don’t know how to protect themselves against domestic violence.”

 

Economic development depends in part upon providing infrastructure and facilities that improve people’s lives and expand economic opportunities. This development can be from a road that allows a farmer to get goods to market, access to electricity so hospitals can refrigerate medicines and children can do their homework at night, providing clean water to reduce the incidence of easily preventable water-borne diseases that kill an estimated 1,400 children every day, or access to local facilities such as schools, clinics or community centers.

Governments in developing countries often turn to the World Bank to help finance infrastructure and service facilities. We fund these projects because we know they can help to reduce poverty and improve living conditions, which is central to achieving the World Bank's goals of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity.

A cornerstone of our work on investment projects is helping to ensure strong protections for people and for the environment. We help do this through policies – often called “safeguards” – that serve to identify, avoid, and minimize harms to people and the environment. These policies require borrowing governments to address certain environmental and social risks in order to receive Bank support for investment projects.

Examples of these requirements include conducting an environmental and social impact assessment, consulting with affected communities about potential project impacts, and restoring the livelihoods of displaced people. World Bank safeguards are widely regarded as an effective way to ensure that environmental and social concerns and community voices are represented in the design and implementation of our projects. 

Review and Update of the World Bank's Safeguard Policies

The world has changed since the first of our existing safeguards was developed more than 20 years ago. On August 4, 2016, the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a new Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) to help protect people and the environment in the investment projects it finances. This effort is one of several key initiatives, including procurement reform, and the climate and gender strategies, recently undertaken by the Bank to improve development outcomes.

The ESF responds to new and varied development demands and challenges that have arisen over time. The experience and capacity of many borrowers has improved and our requirements have been updated to reflect the realities of today.

This framework will boost protections for people and the environment and drive sustainable development through capacity- and institution-building and country ownership. It will also enhance efficiency for both the Borrower and the Bank.

The framework brings the World Bank’s environmental and social protections into closer harmony with those of other development institutions, and makes important advances in areas such as transparency, non-discrimination, social inclusion, public participation, and accountability – including expanded roles for grievance redress mechanisms. The framework helps to ensure social inclusion, and explicitly references human rights in the overarching vision statement.

In order to support the new framework – and meet additional oversight demands – the World Bank is on a trajectory to substantially increase in funding for the safeguards.

Strengthening national systems in borrowing countries is recognized as a central development goal by the World Bank and most of its shareholders. In line with this goal, the framework places greater emphasis on the use of borrower frameworks and capacity building, with the aim of constructing sustainable borrower institutions and increasing efficiency.

The expanded protections in the framework, which is precedent-setting for the World Bank, include comprehensive labor and working condition protections and community health and safety measures that address road safety, emergency response and disaster mitigation. It also includes a responsibility to include stakeholder engagement throughout the project cycle, and a non-discrimination principle augmented by a new mandatory World Bank Directive that lists examples of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups and explicitly requires staff to assist borrower to consider, mitigate, and manage related issues.

Details
Consultation Phase:
Closed
July 02, 2012 to July 30, 2014
  • Consultation Period:
    October 01, 2012 to March 21, 2014
Summary of Feedback Received in Phase 1 (DOCX 625.73 KB | PDF 2.30 MB)
Consultation Process and Plan [as of Dec 2012] (DOCX 269.62 KB | PDF 492.76 KB)
Approach Paper (DOCX 131.02 KB | PDF 421.88 KB)
Indigenous Peoples Dialogue - Terms of Reference (PDF 292.55 KB)
Timeline of Review [as of Dec 2012] (PDF 349.80 KB)

Consultations with a wide range of stakeholders were conducted to seek input on the approach the new safeguards should take based on the Approach Paper. Consultations were held online and face-to-face from October 2012 to March 2014, reaching more than 2,000 stakeholders from over 40 countries from all regions across the world, including submissions of papers from a wide range of organizations and groups. Meetings included expert focus groups on emerging areas and dialogue with Indigenous Peoples. The summary of all feedback received is available: Feedback Summary, Phase 1.

The World Bank team has analyzed the feedback received and worked on a first draft of a proposal for a policy framework to be presented to the Board of Executive Directors in July 2014.

Public Status Reports and Updates: April 12, 2014 | video recording | presentation; October 12, 2013 | video recording | presentation; July 23, 2013 | status report.

FEEDBACK SUMMARIES

  • Summary of Feedback Received in Phase 1 (DOCX | PDF)
  • Feedback Summary: Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples (Oct 2013 - March 2014) (DOCX | PDF)
  • Feedback Summary: Project-Affected Communities (May - Dec 2013) (DOCX | PDF)
  • Online Feedback (Oct 2012 - April 2013) (DOCX | PDF)
MEETINGS

City Country Date Meeting Details

Washington, DC United States April 12, 2014 World Bank Review Team: Update on the Safeguards Review (with link to video recording)
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PresentationPDF 902.60 KB
TranscriptDOCX 992.51 KB
PDF 607.25 KB
Washington, DC United States October 30, 2013 Meeting with Delegation of Children, Bank Information Center, and Members of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
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SummaryDOCX 196.47 KB
PDF 366.12 KB
Consultation Report by BICPDF 1.01 MB
Washington, DC United States October 12, 2013 World Bank Review Team: Update on the Safeguards Review (with link to video recording)
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AgendaDOC 388.00 KB
PDF 178.85 KB
PresentationPDF 1.12 MB
Calgary Canada May 16, 2013 Meeting with Participants of the Annual Conference of the IAIA
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Participant listDOCX 251.44 KB
PDF 231.98 KB
SummaryDOCX 241.97 KB
PDF 184.41 KB
Washington, DC United States April 29, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Washington, DC United States April 22, 2013 Meeting on Involuntary Resettlement: Third Party Sponsored
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AgendaPDF 388.85 KB
Washington, DC United States April 20, 2013 Preliminary Report Out on Phase 1 of the Safeguards Review Consultation - Civil Society Policy Forum
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AgendaPDF 406.67 KB
Participant listDOCX 244.06 KB
PDF 195.94 KB
TranscriptDOCX 556.35 KB
PDF 689.48 KB
Country meetingsPDF 518.85 KB
Emerging AreasPDF 708.25 KB
Washington, DC United States April 12, 2013 Consultation at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty
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Participant listDOCX 233.10 KB
PDF 205.42 KB
SummaryDOCX 302.18 KB
PDF 135.88 KB
Bhubaneshwar India April 10, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 263.88 KB
PDF 305.30 KB
SummaryDOCX 264.58 KB
PDF 231.85 KB
Guatemala City Guatemala April 10, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 232.79 KB
PDF 207.10 KB
SummaryDOCX 238.23 KB
PDF 189.74 KB
Guatemala City Guatemala April 09, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 234.30 KB
PDF 199.78 KB
SummaryDOCX 235.68 KB
PDF 185.08 KB
Bengaluru India April 08, 2013 Meeting with government representatives, academia and private sector
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Participant listDOCX 254.68 KB
PDF 166.80 KB
SummaryDOCX 257.57 KB
PDF 209.72 KB
Bengaluru India April 08, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 262.48 KB
PDF 314.27 KB
Statement from Some ParticipantsPDF 195.31 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.94 KB
PDF 197.71 KB
New Delhi India April 06, 2013 Meeting with civil society organizations
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Participant listDOCX 252.74 KB
PDF 270.73 KB
SummaryDOCX 218.56 KB
PDF 216.96 KB
New Delhi India April 05, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 266.88 KB
PDF 262.23 KB
NoteDOCX 250.40 KB
PDF 324.88 KB
New Delhi India April 04, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 259.11 KB
PDF 142.42 KB
SummaryDOCX 260.06 KB
PDF 211.38 KB
Colombo Sri Lanka April 02, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 254.69 KB
PDF 218.10 KB
SummaryDOCX 238.41 KB
PDF 203.78 KB
Colombo Sri Lanka April 02, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 256.90 KB
PDF 223.46 KB
SummaryDOCX 240.61 KB
PDF 201.03 KB
Colombo Sri Lanka April 01, 2013 Meeting with development partners
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Participant listDOCX 250.37 KB
PDF 205.22 KB
SummaryDOCX 236.19 KB
PDF 192.31 KB
Astana Kazakhstan March 29, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 250.81 KB
PDF 227.65 KB
SummaryDOCX 633.58 KB
PDF 296.13 KB
Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire March 29, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant List (French)DOCX 258.17 KB
PDF 281.09 KB
Summary (French)DOC 518.50 KB
PDF 517.88 KB
Almaty Kazakhstan March 28, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 259.08 KB
PDF 247.31 KB
SummaryDOCX 632.84 KB
PDF 444.92 KB
Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire March 28, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant List (French)DOCX 256.16 KB
PDF 264.36 KB
Summary (French) DOC 524.50 KB
PDF 519.18 KB
Rabat Morocco March 26, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 234.40 KB
PDF 238.41 KB
Summary (French)DOCX 258.40 KB
PDF 414.30 KB
Istanbul Turkey March 26, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 256.74 KB
PDF 217.83 KB
SummaryDOCX 239.49 KB
PDF 229.55 KB
Hanoi Vietnam March 26, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 253.33 KB
PDF 241.59 KB
SummaryDOCX 251.67 KB
PDF 189.98 KB
Hanoi Vietnam March 25, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 253.40 KB
PDF 241.86 KB
SummaryDOCX 237.53 KB
PDF 187.50 KB
Rabat Morocco March 25, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 233.12 KB
PDF 234.87 KB
Summary (French)DOCX 256.88 KB
PDF 436.12 KB
Ankara Turkey March 25, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 256.48 KB
PDF 218.19 KB
SummaryDOCX 237.53 KB
PDF 228.25 KB
Jakarta Indonesia March 22, 2013 Meeting with civil society follow up
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Participant listDOCX 231.52 KB
PDF 183.95 KB
Jakarta Indonesia March 22, 2013 Meeting with private sector
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SummaryDOCX 236.06 KB
PDF 262.58 KB
Jakarta Indonesia March 22, 2013 Meeting with development partners
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Chisinau/Bucharest Moldova, Romania March 22, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting (via video conference)
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Participant listDOCX 253.53 KB
PDF 207.73 KB
SummaryDOCX 255.13 KB
PDF 319.17 KB
Cairo Egypt, Arab Republic of March 21, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 229.18 KB
PDF 183.51 KB
SummaryDOCX 249.17 KB
PDF 222.10 KB
Jakarta Indonesia March 21, 2013 Meeting with implementing agencies
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Participant listDOCX 237.15 KB
PDF 247.03 KB
SummaryDOCX 235.96 KB
PDF 244.68 KB
Jakarta Indonesia March 21, 2013 Meeting with civil society
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Participant listDOCX 237.38 KB
PDF 191.65 KB
Chisinau/Bucharest Moldova, Romania March 21, 2013 Meeting with government representatives (via video conference)
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Participant listDOCX 260.31 KB
PDF 225.70 KB
SummaryDOCX 260.02 KB
PDF 314.45 KB
Tbilisi Georgia March 20, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 255.52 KB
PDF 231.26 KB
SummaryDOCX 242.00 KB
PDF 188.65 KB
Cairo Egypt, Arab Republic of March 20, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 233.06 KB
PDF 188.72 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.79 KB
PDF 210.76 KB
Tbilisi Georgia March 20, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 247.33 KB
PDF 230.35 KB
SummaryDOCX 239.88 KB
PDF 189.55 KB
Manila Philippines March 19, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 262.02 KB
PDF 262.33 KB
SummaryDOCX 271.52 KB
PDF 391.25 KB
Moscow Russian Federation March 18, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 236.63 KB
PDF 232.21 KB
SummaryDOCX 255.80 KB
PDF 196.10 KB
Moscow Russian Federation March 18, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 235.09 KB
PDF 231.01 KB
SummaryDOCX 263.78 KB
PDF 218.93 KB
Manila Philippines March 18, 2013 Meeting with development partners
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Beijing China March 14, 2013 Meeting with Environmental Impact Assessment agencies and consultants
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Participant listDOCX 232.03 KB
PDF 243.83 KB
SummaryDOCX 256.12 KB
PDF 201.43 KB
Beijing China March 14, 2013 Meeting with non-governmental organizations
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Participant listDOCX 254.08 KB
PDF 231.85 KB
SummaryDOCX 254.27 KB
PDF 197.14 KB
Buenos Aires Argentina March 13, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant list (S)DOCX 240.80 KB
PDF 183.84 KB
SummaryDOC 73.50 KB
PDF 117.74 KB
Beijing China March 13, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 233.21 KB
PDF 335.22 KB
SummaryDOCX 255.15 KB
PDF 201.72 KB
Beijing China March 13, 2013 Meeting with government representatives and project management offices
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Participant listDOCX 233.79 KB
PDF 347.69 KB
SummaryDOCX 257.41 KB
PDF 207.55 KB
Buenos Aires Argentina March 12, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant list (S)DOCX 242.23 KB
PDF 301.12 KB
SummaryDOC 55.08 KB
PDF 131.57 KB
Bangkok Thailand March 12, 2013 Asian Regional Civil Society Meeting: Third Party Sponsored
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Participant listDOCX 236.30 KB
PDF 190.34 KB
AgendaPDF 270.05 KB
London United Kingdom March 07, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 233.82 KB
PDF 227.35 KB
SummaryDOCX 258.04 KB
PDF 372.57 KB
London United Kingdom March 07, 2013 Information-sharing meeting with private sector
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Brussels Belgium March 05, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 256.85 KB
PDF 269.33 KB
SummaryDOCX 267.41 KB
PDF 388.47 KB
Brussels Belgium March 05, 2013 Meeting with the European Commission Sustainable Impact Assessment Committee
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Bern Switzerland March 04, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 237.68 KB
PDF 155.99 KB
SummaryDOCX 261.75 KB
PDF 176.26 KB
Johannesburg South Africa February 19, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 229.60 KB
PDF 294.35 KB
SummaryDOCX 238.33 KB
PDF 237.46 KB
Pretoria South Africa February 18, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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SummaryDOCX 237.71 KB
PDF 240.80 KB
Lima Peru February 14, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant list (S)DOCX 250.96 KB
PDF 251.96 KB
SummaryDOC 67.05 KB
PDF 159.97 KB
Lima Peru February 13, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant list (S)DOCX 242.00 KB
PDF 227.75 KB
SummaryDOC 55.53 KB
PDF 124.42 KB
Dakar Senegal February 01, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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AgendaDOCX 225.29 KB
PDF 212.44 KB
Participant listDOCX 259.02 KB
PDF 251.85 KB
SummaryDOC 442.50 KB
PDF 442.30 KB
Dakar Senegal January 31, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Stockholm Sweden January 31, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 235.65 KB
PDF 225.97 KB
SummaryDOCX 627.16 KB
PDF 369.69 KB
Tokyo Japan January 29, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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AgendaDOCX 241.21 KB
PDF 191.28 KB
Participant listDOCX 242.44 KB
PDF 267.90 KB
Input from Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and SocietyDOCX 25.78 KB
PDF 161.38 KB
SummaryDOCX 260.66 KB
PDF 331.00 KB
Tokyo Japan January 28, 2013 Meeting with government representatives
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Ottawa Canada January 22, 2013 Meeting with private sector representatives
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Participant listDOCX 248.03 KB
PDF 238.73 KB
SummaryDOCX 246.93 KB
PDF 147.06 KB
Ottawa Canada January 22, 2013 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 245.49 KB
PDF 253.18 KB
SummaryDOCX 256.47 KB
PDF 250.50 KB
The Hague Netherlands December 06, 2012 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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AgendaDOCX 295.81 KB
PDF 275.45 KB
Participant listDOCX 239.98 KB
PDF 211.86 KB
SummaryDOCX 1.00 MB
PDF 447.94 KB
Oslo Norway December 04, 2012 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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AgendaDOCX 22.53 KB
PDF 352.09 KB
Participant listDOCX 241.16 KB
PDF 220.38 KB
SummaryDOCX 255.36 KB
PDF 217.98 KB
Paris France December 03, 2012 Meeting with government representatives
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Participant listDOCX 236.80 KB
PDF 222.84 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.17 KB
PDF 451.05 KB
Paris France December 03, 2012 Meeting with private sector representatives, MEDEF International
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Participant listDOCX 236.23 KB
PDF 240.75 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.57 KB
PDF 195.87 KB
Paris France December 03, 2012 Multi-stakeholder meeting
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Participant listDOCX 236.53 KB
PDF 221.35 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.66 KB
PDF 301.30 KB
Washington, DC United States November 15, 2012 Public Multi-stakeholder meeting
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AgendaDOCX 6.13 KB
PDF 344.03 KB
Invited stakeholdersDOCX 503.99 KB
PDF 281.26 KB
Participant listDOCX 502.84 KB
PDF 229.69 KB
TranscriptDOCX 56.79 KB
PDF 380.77 KB
SummaryDOCX 278.01 KB
PDF 279.17 KB
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DIALOGUE
[See Terms of Reference DOCX | PDF]

City Country Date Meeting Details

Kathmandu Nepal March 20, 2014 to March 21, 2014 National Indigenous Peoples Dialogue
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Participant listDOCX 242.70 KB
PDF 269.12 KB
SummaryDOCX 275.98 KB
PDF 644.09 KB
Guna Yala Panama January 30, 2014 to January 31, 2014 Regional Indigenous Peoples Dialogue (Mesoamerica and South America)
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AgendaDOCX 362.74 KB
PDF 536.13 KB
Information NoteDOCX 39.36 KB
PDF 418.37 KB
Participant listDOCX 241.59 KB
PDF 255.91 KB
SummaryDOCX 236.39 KB
PDF 246.53 KB
Cape Town South Africa December 04, 2013 to December 06, 2013 Regional Indigenous Peoples Dialogue (Sub-Saharan Africa)
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Participant listDOCX 241.06 KB
PDF 248.32 KB
SummaryDOCX 270.29 KB
PDF 440.65 KB
Washington, DC United States November 25, 2013 to November 27, 2013 Dialogue Meeting with Abya Yala Indigenous Network Technical Committee
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Agenda (SPANISH)PDF 539.78 KB
Participant listDOCX 238.54 KB
PDF 220.88 KB
SummaryDOCX 238.61 KB
PDF 296.62 KB
Beijing China November 12, 2013 to November 13, 2013 National Indigenous Peoples Dialogue
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Participant listDOCX 236.30 KB
PDF 236.70 KB
SummaryDOCX 264.89 KB
PDF 457.67 KB
Manila Philippines November 06, 2013 to November 07, 2013 Regional Indigenous Peoples Dialogue (South East Asia)
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SummaryDOCX 288.39 KB
PDF 603.99 KB
Manila Philippines November 05, 2013 National Indigenous Peoples Dialogue
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Participant listDOCX 239.37 KB
PDF 229.63 KB
SummaryDOCX 265.71 KB
PDF 526.77 KB
Moscow Russian Federation October 03, 2013 to October 04, 2013 National Indigenous Peoples Dialogue
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AgendaDOCX 240.87 KB
PDF 497.58 KB
Participant listDOCX 29.41 KB
PDF 145.45 KB
SummaryDOCX 247.49 KB
PDF 528.84 KB
Dialogue and Engagement ProcessPDF 560.26 KB
Role of World Bank in Socio-Economic DevelopmentPDF 970.70 KB
New York City United States May 26, 2013 to May 27, 2013 Latin America Dialogue: Pre-consultation meeting on the Engagement and Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples - Technical Committee
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Action Plan (SPANISH)DOCX 46.77 KB
PDF 394.26 KB
Participant listDOCX 239.29 KB
PDF 229.03 KB
SummaryDOCX 235.92 KB
PDF 373.50 KB
New York City United States May 23, 2013 Africa Dialogue: Pre-consultation meeting on the Engagement and Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples
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Lima Peru May 16, 2013 to May 17, 2013 Pre-consultation meeting on the Engagement and Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples
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Agenda (SPANISH)PDF 382.53 KB
Declaration of Indigenous Peoples (SPANISH)DOCX 20.90 KB
PDF 367.47 KB
Bangkok Thailand May 02, 2013 Pre-consultation meeting on the Engagement and Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples (Delegations from Nepal, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam)
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San Jose Costa Rica April 16, 2013 Pre-consultation meeting on the Engagement and Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples
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Guatemala City Guatemala April 10, 2013 Pre-consultation meeting on the Engagement and Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples
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Agenda (SPANISH)DOCX 239.02 KB
PDF 365.34 KB
Participant listDOCX 241.39 KB
PDF 248.04 KB
SummaryDOCX 236.75 KB
PDF 312.68 KB
Moscow Russian Federation April 02, 2013 Pre-consultation meeting on the Engagement and Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples
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Manila Philippines March 22, 2013 Pre-consultation meeting on the Engagement and Dialogue with Indigenous Peoples
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Participant listDOCX 244.61 KB
PDF 319.41 KB
SummaryDOCX 297.04 KB
PDF 196.06 KB
FOCUS GROUPS WITH EXPERTS

City Country Date Meeting Details

Washington, DC United States May 16, 2013 Expert Focus Group on Gender (online focus group)
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PresentationPDF 463.21 KB
Participant listDOCX 240.61 KB
PDF 190.05 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.79 KB
PDF 248.22 KB
New York City United States April 15, 2013 Expert Focus Group on Human Rights
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PresentationPDF 286.88 KB
Participant listDOCX 241.63 KB
PDF 190.96 KB
SummaryDOC 467.50 KB
PDF 490.44 KB
Mexico City Mexico April 09, 2013 Expert Focus Group on Climate Change
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PresentationPDF 1.15 MB
Participant listDOCX 245.19 KB
PDF 225.10 KB
SummaryDOCX 263.03 KB
PDF 176.73 KB
Washington, DC United States April 04, 2013 Expert Focus Group on Disability
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Participant listDOCX 250.34 KB
PDF 516.04 KB
SummaryDOCX 255.16 KB
PDF 155.16 KB
Jakarta Indonesia March 23, 2013 Expert Focus Group on Labor and Occupational Health and Safety
Documents
Participant listDOCX 245.29 KB
PDF 437.11 KB
SummaryDOCX 255.45 KB
PDF 156.79 KB
Manila Philippines March 21, 2013 Expert Focus Group on Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Peoples
Documents
Participant listDOCX 244.80 KB
PDF 522.00 KB
SummaryDOCX 259.70 KB
PDF 168.80 KB
Johannesburg South Africa February 20, 2013 Expert Focus Group on Land Tenure and Natural Resources
Documents
PresentationPDF 1.14 MB
Participant listDOCX 245.38 KB
PDF 413.80 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.25 KB
PDF 177.04 KB
SUBMISSIONS
Title: Date Contributor
Recommendations from the Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society (JACSES) (Jun 2014)
Proposal of a Policy on Gender and SOGIE Safeguard (May 2014)
Safeguard Model Policy on Climate Change (May 2014)
Development for Whom? - from Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) (May 2014)
Indonesian Trade Unions on Labor (Apr 2014)
Human Rights Watch: Abuse-Free Development (Jul 2013)
Disability and Safeguards: A Case Study from the Philippines (Life Haven) (Jul 2013)
Reforming the World Bank’s Safeguards - A Comparative Legal Analysis, by Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany (Jul 2013)
Case study submitted by the Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union (May 2013)
Input from the Indian Law Resource Center (May 2013)
Lessons from Panel Cases: Inspection Panel Perspectives (May 2013)
Input to Safeguard policies Review from Global Witness (May 2013)
Input from The Child Labor Coalition (Apr 2013)
Input from Greenpeace International (Apr 2013)
Input from Mekong Watch (Apr 2013)
Recommendations for the Review of the Policy on Involuntary Resettlement (Apr 2013)
Input from American University's Program on International and Comparative Environmental Law (Apr 2013)
Presentation on "Lessons from Cambodia and Papua New Guinea for the World Bank Safeguards Review" from Inclusive Development International (Apr 2013)
Input from the World Resources Institute on climate change and safeguards (Apr 2013)
Input from Egyptian CSOs, NGOs, and Trade Unions on the Safeguards Review and Update
pdf(English)
pdf(عربي)
(Apr 2013)
Striking the Balance (World Resources Institute) (Apr 2013)
Input from the World Resources Institute on a safeguard policy architecture (Apr 2013)
Submission from the Bank Information Center for a policy on environment and social assessment and management (Apr 2013)
Input from Indonesian Civil Society on gender (Apr 2013)
Submission from the Bank Information Center and Global Witness addressing the scope of the safeguards review (Apr 2013)
Input from Amnesty International (Apr 2013)
Reforming the Involuntary Resettlement Policy (Apr 2013)
Input on Implementation Challenges from Forest Peoples Program, Urgewald and Bank Information Center (Apr 2013)
Input from Lumos on the rights of institutionalised children (Apr 2013)
Input from the Social Justice Committee of Montreal (Apr 2013)
Input from International Rivers (24 endorsing organizations) (Apr 2013)
Submission from the Bank Information Center on the architecture of safeguard policies (Apr 2013)
CSO Input on World Bank Forests and Natural Habitats Safeguards (Apr 2013)
Input on Gender from the Global Gender IFI Watcher Network (Apr 2013)
Input from the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) (Apr 2013)
Case study on the Impact of Involuntary Resettlement on Children (Apr 2013)
Input from Oxfam (Apr 2013)
Case study from the Bank Information Center and the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan "Ezgulik" on the need for Child Impact Assessments (Apr 2013)
Input from Keeping Children Safe (Apr 2013)
Input from the Pacific Invasives Partnership (PIP) (Apr 2013)
Input from the Sustainable Development and Strategies Group (Apr 2013)
Input from Disabled People's International (India) (Apr 2013)
Submission on World Bank’s Safeguard Policies Review and Update with Regard to Forests (Apr 2013)
Input on Disability of the African Youth with Disability Network (Apr 2013)
Input from the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) (Apr 2013)
Input on tenure of land, housing and natural resources from Oxfam and Inclusive Development International (Apr 2013)
Input from BirdLife International (Apr 2013)
Input from Natural Justice (Apr 2013)
Additional Input from Consejo Plurinacional Indigena
doc(Español)
pdf(Español)
(Mar 2013)
Designing a climate sensitive safeguard policy framework (Input from Sierra Club) (Mar 2013)
Adequate Housing as Right to Adequate Standard of Living: recommendations from the U.N. Special Rapporteur (Mar 2013)
Input from Latin American Civil Society Organizations to the Safeguards Review (Feb 2013)
Initial Comments by CSOs (Dec 2012)
Input from Building And Woodworkers International (Dec 2012)
Overview of CSO Concerns (Nov 2012)
Gender Action Inputs (Nov 2012)
Response of Indonesian CSOs (Oct 2012)
Input on Protection of the Needs of Children (Jan 2012)
Details
Consultation Phase:
Closed
  • Pre-Consultation Period:
    July 31, 2014
  • Consultation Period:
    September 01, 2014 to March 01, 2015
SUMMARY OF PHASE 2 CONSULTATIONS AND BANK MANAGEMENT RESPONSES (DOCX 130.59 KB | PDF 665.31 KB)
First Draft Framework for Consultation (DOCX 307.63 KB | PDF 1.32 MB)
Proposed ESS1 – Annex 1. Environmental and Social Assessment (DOCX 58.17 KB | PDF 512.94 KB)
Proposed ESS1 – Annex 2. Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (DOCX 81.01 KB | PDF 581.52 KB)
Information Note 1: Environmental and Social Risk Classification (DOCX 65.53 KB | PDF 477.37 KB)
Information Note 2: Use and Strengthening of Borrower's Environmental and Social Framework (DOCX 66.27 KB | PDF 486.14 KB)
CONSULTATION PLAN (DOCX 271.09 KB | PDF 510.23 KB)

On July 30, 2014 the World Bank Board’s Executive Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) authorized the release of a proposal document for consultation purposes to seek feedback on its content. It has not endorsed the content of the draft, and CODE and the Board will consider the proposed document following such consultations. A background paper was developed for CODE’s discussion of the proposed framework, which can be accessed here. Also see our press release for more information. For questions and comments, please email us. Please also take a look at our Questions & Answers. The World Bank is currently developing a detailed consultation schedule. If you need more information, please contact the safeguards review team at safeguardconsult@worldbank.org.

 

 

 

 

EXPERT FOCUS GROUPS

City Country Date Meeting Details

Paris France April 27, 2015 to April 28, 2015 Experts on ESS8
Documents
Participant listDOCX 229.27 KB
PDF 361.29 KB
New York United States March 19, 2015 Expert Focus Group on Managing Social Risk
Documents
Participant listDOCX 248.41 KB
PDF 819.53 KB
SummaryDOCX 252.60 KB
PDF 313.92 KB
Nairobi Kenya March 02, 2015 Regional Expert Focus Group on Non-discrimination
Documents
SummaryDOCX 250.65 KB
PDF 310.78 KB
Washington, DC United States February 23, 2015 Expert Focus Group on Cultural Heritage
Documents
Participant listDOC 261.00 KB
PDF 274.00 KB
London United Kingdom January 21, 2015 Expert Focus Group on Labor
Documents
SummaryDOCX 247.00 KB
PDF 201.81 KB
Participant listDOCX 248.32 KB
PDF 405.55 KB
Sydney Australia November 18, 2014 Expert Focus Group Meeting on Biodiversity (ESS6)
Documents
SummaryDOCX 22.82 KB
PDF 203.42 KB
Washington, DC United States October 22, 2014 Expert Focus Group on Biodiversity with Washington-based biodiversity experts
Documents
AgendaDOCX 28.64 KB
PDF 184.45 KB
Participant listDOCX 253.14 KB
PDF 408.58 KB
SummaryDOCX 29.11 KB
PDF 569.63 KB
MEETINGS

City Country Date Meeting Details

Washington, DC United States April 17, 2015 Reform update at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings
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TRANSCRIPTDOCX 41.63 KB
PDF 246.47 KB
PRESENTATIONPDF 602.54 KB
Yaounde Cameroon March 05, 2015 Consultation with NGOs/CSOs, Academia and Private Sector from Cameroon
Documents
Participant listDOCX 266.26 KB
PDF 564.56 KB
SummaryDOCX 237.25 KB
PDF 685.56 KB
DOCX 237.43 KB
PDF 707.12 KB
Yaounde Cameroon March 04, 2015 Consultation with government officials from Cameroon
Documents
SummaryDOCX 240.11 KB
PDF 640.22 KB
Participant listDOCX 256.37 KB
PDF 548.66 KB
Nairobi Kenya February 26, 2015 Consultation with civil society
Documents
Participant listDOCX 247.36 KB
PDF 128.42 KB
SummaryDOCX 252.73 KB
PDF 361.61 KB
February 26, 2015 Online Multi-Stakeholder Consultation
Nairobi Kenya February 25, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 247.77 KB
PDF 133.47 KB
SummaryDOCX 252.19 KB
PDF 304.43 KB
Geneva Switzerland February 17, 2015 to February 20, 2015 Consultations with International Organizations (WHO, ILO, UNHRC)
Documents
Rabat Morocco February 06, 2015 Consultation with civil society
Documents
Rabat Morocco February 05, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
SummaryDOC 266.50 KB
PDF 586.15 KB
Lima Peru February 05, 2015 Consultation with government officials
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SummaryDOCX 252.36 KB
PDF 503.38 KB
Summary SpanishDOCX 249.88 KB
PDF 499.70 KB
Participant listDOCX 251.30 KB
AgendaPDF 442.69 KB
Lima Peru February 04, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
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SummaryDOCX 255.70 KB
PDF 526.11 KB
Summary SpanishDOCX 251.42 KB
PDF 507.34 KB
Participant listDOCX 254.10 KB
PDF 487.67 KB
February 04, 2015 Online Multi-Stakeholder Consultation
Tunis Tunisia February 03, 2015 Consultation with civil society
Documents
Participant listDOCX 14.02 KB
PDF 185.52 KB
Canberra, Melbourne Australia February 03, 2015 to February 04, 2015 Stakeholder Consultation
Documents
SummaryDOCX 252.65 KB
PDF 612.39 KB
Tunis Tunisia February 02, 2015 Consultation with government officials from Tunisia and Djibouti
Documents
Sydney Australia February 02, 2015 Consultation with the Pacific Governments
Documents
Participant listDOCX 245.80 KB
PDF 410.62 KB
SummaryDOCX 251.59 KB
PDF 597.71 KB
Cusco Peru February 02, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Sydney Australia February 02, 2015 Consultation with Pacific Civil Society
Documents
Participant listDOCX 246.29 KB
PDF 418.41 KB
SummaryDOCX 252.82 KB
PDF 602.90 KB
Cusco Peru February 02, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Summary EDOCX 252.85 KB
PDF 593.80 KB
Summary SDOCX 251.05 KB
PDF 583.72 KB
Participant list EDOCX 252.08 KB
PDF 461.64 KB
SummaryDOCX 251.39 KB
PDF 483.06 KB
Summary SpanishDOCX 249.35 KB
PDF 479.82 KB
Participant listDOCX 251.51 KB
PDF 452.00 KB
Lagos Nigeria January 29, 2015 Consultation with civil society
Documents
Participant listDOCX 257.25 KB
PDF 486.93 KB
Abuja Nigeria January 26, 2015 to January 27, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 234.97 KB
PDF 432.91 KB
Managua Nicaragua January 23, 2015 Meeting with IFIs, Bilateral Organizations, and Other Development Partners
Documents
Participant listDOCX 249.72 KB
PDF 445.11 KB
Managua Nicaragua January 22, 2015 Consultation with Government Officials
Documents
Summary Spanish DOCX 253.40 KB
Summary SpanishPDF 625.09 KB
Participant listDOCX 253.48 KB
PDF 531.77 KB
Managua Nicaragua January 21, 2015 Multi-Stakeholder Consultation
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Summary SpanishDOCX 255.31 KB
PDF 638.67 KB
Participant listDOCX 261.75 KB
PDF 720.48 KB
London United Kingdom January 20, 2015 Consultation with civil society
Documents
SummaryDOCX 266.36 KB
PDF 762.95 KB
Participant listPDF 183.78 KB
London United Kingdom January 20, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Manila Philippines January 16, 2015 Multi-Sectoral Consultations
Documents
SummaryDOCX 265.96 KB
PDF 717.65 KB
Bridgetown Barbados January 15, 2015 Regional Caribbean multi-stakeholder meeting
Documents
Participant listDOCX 251.31 KB
PDF 435.63 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.04 KB
PDF 736.04 KB
Bridgetown Barbados January 14, 2015 Regional Caribbean meeting with government officials
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Participant listDOCX 250.42 KB
PDF 425.51 KB
SummaryDOCX 251.58 KB
PDF 513.33 KB
Ottawa Canada January 08, 2015 Consultation with private sector
Documents
SummaryDOCX 250.96 KB
PDF 384.81 KB
Participant listDOCX 247.54 KB
PDF 405.91 KB
Ottawa Canada January 08, 2015 Consultation with government officials
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SummaryDOCX 254.58 KB
PDF 397.56 KB
Participant listDOCX 248.04 KB
PDF 416.59 KB
Ottawa Canada January 07, 2015 Consultation with civil society
Documents
SummaryDOCX 262.51 KB
PDF 460.15 KB
Participant listDOCX 247.44 KB
PDF 409.18 KB
Brasília Brazil December 16, 2014 Consultation with Civil Society
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Participant listDOCX 254.76 KB
PDF 328.61 KB
Summary Portuguese DOCX 263.00 KB
PDF 468.88 KB
SummaryDOCX 252.67 KB
PDF 609.13 KB
Jakarta Indonesia December 15, 2014 Government Consultation
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SummaryDOCX 251.56 KB
PDF 597.02 KB
Jakarta Indonesia December 15, 2014 Consultations with CSO & Multistakeholder
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SummaryDOCX 254.08 KB
PDF 633.97 KB
Brasília Brazil December 15, 2014 Consultation with private sector
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Participant listDOCX 253.11 KB
PDF 306.99 KB
Summary Portuguese DOCX 265.05 KB
Summary PortuguesePDF 555.50 KB
SummaryDOCX 254.43 KB
PDF 510.40 KB
Tokyo Japan December 11, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation
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Participant listDOCX 255.93 KB
PDF 429.42 KB
SummaryDOCX 260.35 KB
PDF 591.23 KB
Beijing China December 09, 2014 Consultation with Civil Society
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Participant listDOCX 256.05 KB
PDF 427.75 KB
SummaryDOCX 255.84 KB
PDF 660.79 KB
Beijing China December 08, 2014 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 254.73 KB
PDF 431.38 KB
SummaryDOCX 254.85 KB
PDF 621.89 KB
Vienna Austria December 05, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 254.37 KB
PDF 424.18 KB
SummaryDOCX 257.80 KB
PDF 514.36 KB
Patna India December 05, 2014 Consultation with civil society
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SummaryDOCX 258.06 KB
PDF 534.32 KB
Bern Switzerland December 03, 2014 Multi-Stakeholder Consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 255.02 KB
PDF 108.91 KB
SummaryDOCX 260.09 KB
PDF 539.59 KB
Bern Switzerland December 03, 2014 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 254.31 KB
PDF 105.58 KB
SummaryDOCX 260.94 KB
PDF 534.09 KB
New Delhi India December 02, 2014 Consultation with civil society
Documents
SummaryDOCX 259.71 KB
PDF 537.09 KB
Paris France December 02, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant list (FRENCH)DOCX 254.99 KB
PDF 427.08 KB
Summary (FRENCH)DOCX 267.12 KB
PDF 517.35 KB
New Delhi India December 01, 2014 Consultation with government officials
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SummaryPDF 526.21 KB
Kathmandu Nepal November 28, 2014 Consultation with Government, Academics, and Development Partners
Documents
SummaryDOCX 260.88 KB
PDF 529.02 KB
Participant listDOCX 250.14 KB
PDF 424.16 KB
Kathmandu Nepal November 28, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
SummaryDOCX 268.52 KB
PDF 555.17 KB
Participant listDOCX 251.47 KB
PDF 435.15 KB
Asunción Paraguay November 26, 2014 Consultation with Private Sector
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Participant listDOCX 254.32 KB
PDF 379.83 KB
SummaryDOCX 249.17 KB
PDF 502.01 KB
Summary SpanishDOCX 248.44 KB
PDF 495.76 KB
Dhaka Bangladesh November 25, 2014 Meeting with NGOs
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SummaryDOCX 249.74 KB
PDF 480.72 KB
Asunción Paraguay November 25, 2014 Consultations with Development Partners
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SummaryDOCX 248.23 KB
PDF 484.97 KB
Participant listDOCX 231.45 KB
PDF 450.06 KB
Dhaka Bangladesh November 25, 2014 Meeting with Disability Leaders
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SummaryDOCX 253.29 KB
PDF 595.53 KB
Asunción Paraguay November 25, 2014 Consultation with Civil Society
Documents
Participant listDOCX 255.69 KB
PDF 397.55 KB
Summary SpanishDOCX 254.87 KB
PDF 537.96 KB
SummaryDOCX 256.36 KB
PDF 667.56 KB
Dhaka Bangladesh November 24, 2014 Meeting with Development Partners
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SummaryDOCX 252.16 KB
PDF 603.06 KB
Asunción Paraguay November 24, 2014 Consultation with Government Officials
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Participant listDOCX 258.69 KB
PDF 521.89 KB
Summary SpanishDOCX 251.88 KB
PDF 630.98 KB
SummaryDOCX 252.13 KB
PDF 628.59 KB
Dhaka Bangladesh November 24, 2014 Meeting with Government and Implementing Agencies
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SummaryDOCX 252.16 KB
PDF 594.74 KB
Johannesburg South Africa November 23, 2014 Consultation meeting at the 2014 CIVICUS International Civil Society Week (Attendance requires registration at the CIVICUS International Civil Society Week. Registration is now closed.)
Documents
SummaryDOCX 256.47 KB
PDF 505.69 KB
Brasília Brazil November 21, 2014 Consultation with government officials
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Participant listDOCX 259.64 KB
PDF 522.19 KB
Dakar Senegal November 18, 2014 Consultation with NGOs/CSOs from Senegal
Documents
Participant list FrenchDOCX 260.15 KB
PDF 449.00 KB
SummaryDOCX 271.77 KB
PDF 606.79 KB
Summary FrenchDOCX 263.64 KB
PDF 487.72 KB
Dakar Senegal November 17, 2014 Consultation with government officials from Senegal
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Participant listDOCX 256.94 KB
PDF 427.77 KB
SummaryDOCX 263.07 KB
PDF 574.21 KB
Summary French DOCX 254.73 KB
Summary FrenchPDF 522.02 KB
Berlin Germany November 13, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation on human rights
Documents
Participant listDOCX 259.05 KB
PDF 465.79 KB
SummaryDOCX 257.19 KB
PDF 424.42 KB
Presentations by Participants PDF 24.19 MB
Berlin Germany November 13, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation on land issues
Documents
Participant listDOCX 258.25 KB
PDF 461.24 KB
SummaryDOCX 257.42 KB
PDF 538.95 KB
Presentations by ParticipantsPDF 2.61 MB
Berlin Germany November 12, 2014 Multi-Stakeholder Consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 260.22 KB
PDF 475.97 KB
SummaryDOCX 257.76 KB
PDF 519.90 KB
Additional Questions from ParticipantsDOCX 15.83 KB
additional_questions_from_participants.pdfPDF 314.05 KB
Oslo Norway November 12, 2014 to November 13, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 260.18 KB
PDF 459.90 KB
SummaryDOCX 260.52 KB
PDF 546.08 KB
Oslo Norway November 12, 2014 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 256.28 KB
PDF 437.26 KB
SummaryDOCX 254.15 KB
PDF 610.30 KB
Brussels Belgium November 10, 2014 Consultation with Government Officials from Belgium and the Netherlands
Documents
SummaryDOCX 259.32 KB
PDF 353.83 KB
Participant listDOCX 248.64 KB
PDF 417.34 KB
Brussels Belgium November 10, 2014 Consultation with NGOs/CSOs from Belgium and the Netherlands
Documents
SummaryDOCX 260.35 KB
PDF 366.56 KB
Participant listDOCX 249.13 KB
PDF 422.71 KB
Addis Ababa Ethiopia November 07, 2014 Consultation with NGOs/CSOs from Ethiopia/UN/Multilaterals
Documents
Participant listDOCX 246.75 KB
PDF 490.84 KB
Addis Ababa Ethiopia November 06, 2014 Consultation with government officials from Ethiopia
Documents
SummaryDOCX 248.77 KB
PDF 598.66 KB
Participant listDOCX 251.49 KB
PDF 530.39 KB
Dar es Salaam Tanzania November 04, 2014 Consultation with NGOs/CSOs from Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda
Documents
SummaryDOCX 252.04 KB
PDF 538.70 KB
Participant listDOCX 263.38 KB
PDF 588.26 KB
Bishkek Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan November 04, 2014 Consultation with government officials
Documents
SummaryDOCX 252.71 KB
PDF 619.88 KB
Participant listDOCX 17.17 KB
PDF 197.29 KB
Dar es Salaam Tanzania November 03, 2014 Consultation with government officials from Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda
Documents
SummaryDOCX 249.04 KB
PDF 545.55 KB
Participant listDOCX 255.58 KB
PDF 472.31 KB
Bishkek Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan November 03, 2014 Consultation with civil society
Documents
SummaryDOCX 251.94 KB
PDF 614.27 KB
Participant listDOCX 32.33 KB
PDF 232.43 KB
Beirut Lebanon November 03, 2014 Consultation with civil society
Documents
Participant listDOCX 247.97 KB
PDF 419.75 KB
SummaryDOCX 261.66 KB
PDF 452.53 KB
Istanbul Turkey October 31, 2014 Consultation with civil society
Documents
Participant listDOCX 237.77 KB
PDF 280.12 KB
SummaryDOCX 240.50 KB
PDF 349.22 KB
Beirut Lebanon October 30, 2014 Consultation with government officials
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Participant listDOCX 246.80 KB
PDF 426.63 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.48 KB
PDF 611.90 KB
Ankara Turkey October 30, 2014 Consultation with government officials
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Participant listDOCX 271.18 KB
PDF 293.69 KB
SummaryDOCX 242.23 KB
PDF 486.78 KB
Hanoi Vietnam October 28, 2014 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 252.17 KB
PDF 478.98 KB
SummaryDOCX 252.46 KB
PDF 607.35 KB
Cairo Egypt, Arab Republic of October 28, 2014 Consultation with Civil Society
Documents
SummaryDOCX 257.71 KB
PDF 539.19 KB
Additional Comments from Participants ArabicDOCX 53.43 KB
PDF 717.40 KB
Hanoi Vietnam October 27, 2014 Consultation with civil society
Documents
Participant listDOCX 250.30 KB
PDF 464.66 KB
SummaryDOCX 255.10 KB
PDF 621.10 KB
Zagreb Croatia October 27, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
SummaryDOCX 238.79 KB
PDF 519.91 KB
Cairo Egypt, Arab Republic of October 27, 2014 Consultation with government officials
Documents
SummaryDOCX 262.00 KB
PDF 558.89 KB
Manila Philippines October 23, 2014 Consultation with civil society
Documents
SummaryDOCX 265.85 KB
PDF 558.54 KB
Manila Philippines October 22, 2014 to October 23, 2014 Consultation with development partners
Documents
SummaryDOCX 258.98 KB
PDF 521.99 KB
Manila Philippines October 22, 2014 Consultation with government officials
Documents
SummaryDOCX 261.16 KB
PDF 531.15 KB
Washington, DC United States October 11, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation at the Civil Society Forum of the Annual Meetings
Documents
AgendaDOCX 231.53 KB
PDF 524.48 KB
PresentationPDF 1.09 MB
Participant listDOCX 260.44 KB
PDF 514.93 KB
TranscriptDOCX 934.04 KB
PDF 590.90 KB
Tbilisi Georgia September 26, 2014 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 255.94 KB
PDF 246.10 KB
SummaryDOCX 257.94 KB
PDF 501.16 KB
Tbilisi Georgia September 25, 2014 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 255.38 KB
PDF 245.13 KB
SummaryDOCX 259.91 KB
PDF 516.19 KB
Geneva Switzerland September 17, 2014 to September 18, 2014 Meeting with International Organizations
Documents
Khartoum Sudan September 03, 2014 Consultation at the 2014 African Caucus
Documents
CONSULTATIONS WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

City Country Date Meeting Details

Yaounde Cameroon March 03, 2015 Regional Consultation with Indigenous Peoples
Documents
Participant listDOCX 252.63 KB
PDF 429.31 KB
Nairobi Kenya February 27, 2015 Consultation with Indigenous Peoples
Documents
Participant listDOCX 250.28 KB
PDF 163.00 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.53 KB
PDF 309.59 KB
Villavicencio Colombia February 27, 2015 to February 28, 2015 Indigenous Peoples Regional Dialogue
Documents
SummaryDOC 154.00 KB
PDF 653.76 KB
Summary SpanishPDF 757.94 KB
Manila Philippines February 05, 2015 to February 06, 2015 Consultation with Indigenous Peoples
Documents
Participant listDOC 271.00 KB
PDF 254.20 KB
SummaryDOC 280.00 KB
PDF 544.64 KB
Dhaka Bangladesh November 25, 2014 Consultation with Indigenous Peoples
Documents
SummaryDOCX 250.26 KB
PDF 582.83 KB
Johannesburg South Africa November 21, 2014 Consultation with Indigenous Peoples
Documents
SummaryDOCX 256.56 KB
PDF 541.56 KB
Hanoi Vietnam October 28, 2014 Consultation with ethnic minorities
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SummaryDOCX 252.06 KB
PDF 596.91 KB
Participant listDOCX 250.44 KB
PDF 448.46 KB
New York City United States September 24, 2014 Meeting with Indigenous Peoples Leaders
Documents
SummaryDOCX 258.02 KB
PDF 475.38 KB
Participant listDOCX 27.72 KB
PDF 149.18 KB
SUBMISSIONS
Title: Date Contributor
Globalands Paper on draft World Bank standards (Apr 2015)
  • IINAS - International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy
Comments from the government of France (Apr 2015)
  • Government of France
Comments from the Government of Germany (Apr 2015)
  • German Government.
HRW submission: Draft ESF (Apr 2015)
  • Human Rights Watch
Comments from the Executive Director for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain and Venezuela. (Apr 2015)
  • ED José A. Rojas
Safeguards and countries impacted by fragility, conflict and violence (Mar 2015)
  • International Alert
Contribution du CED à la révision du Document sur le Cadre Environnemental et Social de la Banque Mondiale, Cameroon (Mar 2015)
  • Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement (CED)
Bank on Human Rights Coalition (BHRC) Comments on World Bank's Social and Environmental Safeguards Framework (Mar 2015)
US Government Comments on World Bank Safeguards Review (Mar 2015)
Stellungnahme des Lesben- und Schwulenverbands (LSVD) zu dem Entwurf der überarbeiteten Kreditvergabestandards der Weltbank (Mar 2015)
Comments and Recommendations from the Chinese side on the Bank's new Safeguard Policies (Mar 2015)
Center for Applied Legal Studies: Submissions on the World Bank Environmental and Social Safeguards (Mar 2015)
Investor Letter to World Bank Regarding its Draft ESSF and IP (Mar 2015)
Environmental and Social Standard 1. Assessment and Management of Environmental and Social Risks and Impacts (Mar 2015)
  • Disability & World Bank Safeguards Campaign ( on behalf of 235 endorsing organziations)
Comments from Society for Historical Archaeology (Mar 2015)
Comments on first draft ESS 1 from Both Ends (Mar 2015)
LRC Submission to the World Bank (Mar 2015)
Response from IPIECAIOGP to the World Bank ESF (Mar 2015)
Natural Justice Comments on Draft Environmental and Social Framework (Mar 2015)
Bank Information Center Child Rights Submission (Mar 2015)
Public health/HIA focused comments on WB's Review and Update of the World Bank Safeguard Policies (Mar 2015)
Civil society submission on biodiversity, forests, and forest dependent peoples (Mar 2015)
Comments on the Draft ESF-ESS10 and Implications on Accountability (Mar 2015)
Bank Information Center submission on ESS10 (Mar 2015)
Feedback from Reframe It (Mar 2015)
Indian Law Resource Centers' Comments on the Proposed Framework (Mar 2015)
ICOMOS Comments on WB Safeguards Consultations (Mar 2015)
Cathal Doyle Comments on World Bank Safeguards in Relation to Indigenous Peoples (Mar 2015)
American University and Washington College of Law Comments on WB ESF (Mar 2015)
Sierra Club: Proposed Edits to ESS3 (Mar 2015)
Comments from the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) (Mar 2015)
  • The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
Society of Africanist Archaeologists (SAFA) Comments on WB Review Guidelines (Mar 2015)
Comments of Egyptian CSOs-English and Arabic
docx(العربي)
pdf(العربي)
(Mar 2015)
Oceana's comments on the World Bank’s proposed Environmental and Social Framework (Feb 2015)
Comments from Regnskogfondet Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN) on WB ESF Consultations (Feb 2015)
Examen et Mises à jour des politiques de sauvegarde environnementales et sociales (Feb 2015)
Comments from BirdLife International on World Bank Safeguards Consultation (Feb 2015)
ZSL response to safeguards consultation (Feb 2015)
Comments on WB ESF from Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (Feb 2015)
Ulu Foundation Comments on World Bank ESF (Feb 2015)
Submission from Transparency International on World Bank ESF (Feb 2015)
Submission from Australian Disability & Development Consortium (addc) (Feb 2015)
World Nuclear Association (WNA) Consultation on WB ESF (Feb 2015)
International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (Feb 2015)
  • International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests
German Institute for Human Rights Comments on WBG ESSF (Feb 2015)
Comments from Archaeological Institute of America on WB ESF (Feb 2015)
ESF Comments EDS23 (Feb 2015)
FiA Foundation Comments on WB Safeguards Consultation (Feb 2015)
Comments from Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) on WB ESF (Feb 2015)
Comments to the proposed E&S Framework from the Nordic Baltic Constituency (Feb 2015)
World Archaeological Congress comments on ESS8
pdf(English)
(Feb 2015)
  • Professor Koji MIZOGUCHI, President of the World Archaeological Congress
TRL Comments on SG Consultation with WB (Feb 2015)
IDSN Input on the World Bank Safeguard Policies (Feb 2015)
Submission on World Bank Safeguard Policy Review, focusing on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression (Feb 2015)
Response to Draft E&S Safeguards by Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP) (Feb 2015)
Comments from PAI on WB Safeguards Update (Feb 2015)
Oxfam Comments on Phase Two of World Bank's Safeguards Review (Feb 2015)
Comments from Save the Children (Feb 2015)
RedLine Documents: Environmental and Social Standards (ESS.1) (Feb 2015)
Comments on the ESF from Vale (Feb 2015)
Comments on ESS from Society for American Archaeology (Feb 2015)
Latin America Mining Monitoring Programme (LAMMP) Comments on WB ESF (Feb 2015)
Nobel Women's Initiative (NWI) Comments on WB ESF Policy (Feb 2015)
iRAP Submission on Traffic and Road Safety
pdf(ENG)
(Feb 2015)
  • iRAP - Rob McInerney
Comments on the Climate and Resource Efficiency-Related Provisions of the Draft Environmental and Social Framework (Feb 2015)
  • Sierra Club, Bank Information Center, and Oxfam International
Micon International Limited Comments on World Bank ESS Policy Review (Feb 2015)
Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association submission (Feb 2015)
Submission of the Australian Council of Trade Unions
pdf(EN)
(Feb 2015)
  • Australian Council of Trade Unions
UNECE Comments on ESPOO Convention (Feb 2015)
Comments from the Rainforest Fund on WBG ESS 7 (Feb 2015)
Aarhus Comments on First Draft ESF (Feb 2015)
ICAHM Review of Proposed Revision of Safeguard Policies (Feb 2015)
Joint Safeguards Submission on Involuntary Resettlement and Land (Feb 2015)
Relatoria Consulta Banco Mundial com o Setor Privado (Feb 2015)
Submission from Members and Secretariat of the International Land Coalition (ILC) (Feb 2015)
  • Secretariat of the International Land Coalition
IDA-IDDC Input on WB Environmental and Social Framework (Feb 2015)
  • Francois Carbonez
Gender and SOGIE Model Policy (Feb 2015)
  • Dominik Koehler (on behalf of 67 signatories)
Telecommunications Industry Dialogue Submission to the World Bank's Consultations on the Draft Environmental and Social Framework (Feb 2015)
Submission from Asia Indigenous Peoples (Feb 2015)
Comments from Indigenous Peoples Participants on WBG ESS 7 (Feb 2015)
Comments from Latin American and Caribbean Civil Society on WB ESS (Feb 2015)
Cultural Survival’s Statement on World Bank Safeguards Regarding Indigenous Peoples (Feb 2015)
Compilation of Feedback from Members of the International Land Coalition into the Revised World Bank E&S Framework (Feb 2015)
Submission of recommendations from Persons with Disability of Tanzania (Jan 2015)
EMA Submission, Setting Standards for Sustainable Development (Jan 2015)
Comments from Federal Ministry of Environment on WB ESSF (Jan 2015)
Comments on the proposed Environmental and Social Framework from the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Environment (Jan 2015)
WRI Comments on WB Environmental and Social Framework (Jan 2015)
  • Andrew Steer
Comments of the Government of India on the World Bank Consultation of the Environment and Social Safeguard Framework Review (Jan 2015)
Consultation Contribution of WWF Austria and WWF Danube Carpathian Program (Jan 2015)
Light for the World Comments on WGB Safeguards Review (Jan 2015)
Social Justice Connection (SJC) Commentary on WBG Safeguard Policy (Jan 2015)
Making Development Sensitive to Disaster Risk (Jan 2015)
Commentaires de la Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) (Jan 2015)
IDA-IDDC joint contribution to the proposed World Bank Environmental and Social Framework
pdf(EN)
doc(EN)
(Jan 2015)
IDA-IDDC Submission Regarding the Proposed World Bank Environmental Social Framework (Jan 2015)
IDA-IDDC Submission Regarding the Proposed World Bank Environmental Social Framework (Jan 2015)
CERFE Comments on WBG Safeguard Consultations (Dec 2014)
Brazilian Government Comments on the Environmental and Social Framework Policy (Dec 2014)
Comments from III/3 on WBG Review of ESS 2 (Dec 2014)
Conservation International: Proposed Edits & Comments (Dec 2014)
  • Lawrence Connell
Re-submission of a Climate Change Safeguard Model Policy (Dec 2014)
  • Nezir Sinani (on behalf of 111 signatory organizations)
Comments of Special Procedures mandate holders of the U.N. Human Rights Council (Dec 2014)
Comments from the Society for Threatened Peoples (Switzerland) on proposed Environmental and Social Standard 7 (ESS7): Indigenous Peoples (Dec 2014)
  • Christoph Wiedmer
Republic of Indonesia Response to WB Safeguard Policies (Dec 2014)
UK Export Finance
pdf(english)
(Dec 2014)
Written Comment from Indonesian Trade Union (Dec 2014)
Comments of the Special Procedures Mandate Holders of the UN Human Rights Council (Dec 2014)
Statement from Tanzanian Indigenous Peoples organizations on the proposed Environmental and Social Framework (27 endorsing organizations) (Dec 2014)
Statement from the German Institute for Ecology and Action Anthropology (INFOE) on proposed Environmental and Social Standard 7 (ESS7): Indigenous Peoples (Dec 2014)
Comments from Sustainable Development Strategies Group (Dec 2014)
APASDEM Commentary on WB Safeguards Review (Dec 2014)
Institute for Archaeologists (IfA)
pdf(English)
(Nov 2014)
  • Mr Tim Howard
Letter from Public Services International (PSI) on labor safeguards in the public health sector (Nov 2014)
Letter from Bank on Human Rights and signatories regarding the safeguards consultation process (Nov 2014)
Letter on Child Rights and Safeguards from Bank Information Center (with 55 endorsing organizations) (Nov 2014)
Humane Society International Submission to Safeguards Consultation Phase 2 (Nov 2014)
Comments from the Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development (DCDD) (Nov 2014)
Submission from Plan Norway on World Bank Safeguards (with attachment on disability inclusion in ESS1 and ESS10) (Nov 2014)
Submission from Bank Information Center (Nov 2014)
Comments from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on the proposed Standard on Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources (ESS6) (Nov 2014)
Comments from the Biodiversity Consultancy (Nov 2014)
Joint Nordic CSO Input on World Bank Safeguards (16 endorsing organizations) (Nov 2014)
Comments from the Ministry of Labor in Tajikistan
docx(Pусский)
(Nov 2014)
Feedback from the Dutch labor union organization FNV (endorsement of ITUC statement) (Oct 2014)
Civil Society Statement on World Bank Safeguards (360 endorsing organizations) (Oct 2014)
NomoGaia Comments on WB Safeguards Review (Oct 2014)
Land, Housing and Indigenous Peoples Rights in the Draft ESF Roundtable Discussion (Oct 2014)
Statement by Global Unions on a Labor Safeguard (Sep 2014)
Comments and recommendations from the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) (Sep 2014)
Comments from Arhaus on World Bank's Environmental and Social Framework (Sep 2014)
Gender Action, Gender Review and Recommendations on the: World Bank Environmental and Social Framework (Sep 2014)
Initial comments and recommendations from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP), and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) (Sep 2014)
Submissions of the ACHPR Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities (Sep 2014)
Letter from International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) (Aug 2014)
Comments from Sierra Club and Bank Information Center (BIC) (Jul 2014)
  • Steven Herz
Details
Consultation Phase:
Closed
  • Consultation Period:
    August 04, 2015 to March 15, 2016
  • REVIEW PHASE: ONGOING
Summary of Phase 3 Consultations and Bank Management Responses (PDF 591.61 KB)
Second Draft Framework for Consultation (DOCX 300.27 KB | PDF 1.40 MB)
Draft Environmental and Social Procedure (DOCX 195.38 KB | PDF 661.70 KB)
Responses to Issues from Phase 3 Consultations (PDF 334.35 KB)

Committee for Development Effectiveness (CODE) authorizes consultations on revised Proposed Environmental and Social Framework

On July 1, 2015, the Committee for Development Effectiveness (CODE) of the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors authorized a third phase of consultations on a revised (second) draft of the proposed Environmental and Social Framework. The text of the entire revised framework is now available, together with an indicative list of issues to be discussed during Phase 3 consultations. At the request of Executive Directors, the third review phase will focus on the feasibility of applying the framework in borrowing countries and on issues that require further attention. Details on consultation meetings will be published as they become available. Please share any feedback by emailing safeguardconsult@worldbank.org.

World Bank Executive Directors submitted statements regarding the Environmental and Social Framework:

Statement by Mr. McGuire (EDS01)

Statement by Mr. Garg (EDS12)

Statement by Mr. Rojas (EDS18)

Comments from the Inspection Panel can be accessed here

Consultation Documents
Title Documents
Consultation Paper (DOCX) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia
Consultation Paper (PDF) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia  |  Bangla
Second Draft Framework for Consultation (DOCX) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia
Second Draft Framework for Consultation (PDF) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia  |  Bangla
Comparison between Second and First Draft Environmental and Social Framework English (PDF)
Draft Environmental and Social Procedure (DOCX) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia
Draft Environmental and Social Procedure (PDF) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia  |  Bangla
Indicative List of Issues for Phase 3 Consultations (DOCX) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia
Indicative List of Issues for Phase 3 Consultations (PDF) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia  |  Bangla
Consultation Plan (DOCX) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia
Consultation Plan (PDF) English  |  Español  |  Français  |  العربية  |  中文  | Português  |  Pусский  |  Bahasa Indonesia
Draft Environmental and Social Standards
Title Factsheet Draft Standard
Assessment and Management of Environmental and Social Risks and Impacts (ESS1) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Labor and Working Conditions (ESS2) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention and Management (ESS3) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Community Health and Safety (ESS4) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Land Acquisition, Restrictions on Land Use and Involuntary Resettlement (ESS5) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources (ESS6) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Indigenous Peoples (ESS7) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Cultural Heritage (ESS8) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Financial Intermediaries (ESS9) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)
Stakeholder Engagement and Information Disclosure (ESS10) Factsheet (DOCX | PDF) Draft Standard (DOCX | PDF)

CONSULTATION MEETINGS

City Country Date Meeting Details

Washington, DC United States April 15, 2016 Consultations Report-out and Accountability Event at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings' Civil Society Policy Forum
Documents
Participant listDOCX 236.58 KB
PDF 448.03 KB
Report-Out on Safeguards ConsultationsPDF 1.11 MB
Road-Testing Inspection Panel CasesPDF 410.98 KB
March 10, 2016 Online consultation for Latin America and the Caribbean: World Bank Live Chat (Spanish)
March 08, 2016 Global online consultation: World Bank Live Chat
Brasília Brazil March 02, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 234.92 KB
PDF 251.14 KB
SummaryDOCX 247.84 KB
PDF 582.54 KB
Brasília Brazil March 01, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 240.28 KB
PDF 323.09 KB
SummaryDOCX 247.52 KB
PDF 478.90 KB
Case Study: Projeto de Desenvolvimento Regional (PORTUGUESE)PDF 288.32 KB
Washington, DC United States February 22, 2016 to February 24, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 237.78 KB
PDF 492.21 KB
SummaryDOCX 304.36 KB
PDF 820.45 KB
REMARKS BY U.S. TREASURY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AND DEVELOPMENT - MARISA LAGODOCX 19.54 KB
PDF 166.54 KB
Follow-up Letter from the Indian Law Resource CenterPDF 55.26 KB
Case Studies: Lebanon Water Supply Augmentation Project, Bangladesh Investment Promotion and Financing Facility ProjectPDF 2.15 MB
Tegucigalpa Honduras February 16, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 232.85 KB
PDF 247.73 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.56 KB
PDF 345.63 KB
Dar es Salaam Tanzania February 16, 2016 to February 17, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 238.14 KB
PDF 326.15 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.06 KB
PDF 488.45 KB
Case Study: Tanzania Second Central Corridors Project and Additional FinancingPDF 1.07 MB
Case Study: Burundi Infrastructure Emergency Resilience ProjectPDF 890.36 KB
Tegucigalpa Honduras February 15, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 233.62 KB
PDF 247.17 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.84 KB
PDF 347.52 KB
Case Study: Programa de Competitividad Rural – COMRURAL (SPANISH)PDF 1.02 MB
Dar es Salaam Tanzania February 15, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 234.55 KB
PDF 289.98 KB
SummaryDOCX 243.82 KB
PDF 516.22 KB
Addis Ababa Ethiopia February 09, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 237.17 KB
PDF 393.84 KB
SummaryDOCX 242.63 KB
PDF 344.44 KB
Addis Ababa Ethiopia February 08, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 237.86 KB
PDF 400.92 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.12 KB
PDF 365.94 KB
Case Study: Ethiopia Water Supply Hygiene and Sanitation ProjectPDF 841.92 KB
Case Study: Ethiopia Expressway Development Support ProjectPDF 1.79 MB
Nairobi Kenya February 03, 2016 to February 04, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 249.67 KB
PDF 556.81 KB
SummaryDOCX 258.43 KB
PDF 510.50 KB
Case Studies: Kenya Northern Corridor Transport Improvement Project, Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement ProgrammePDF 1.46 MB
Case Study: Mozambique Greater Maputo Water Supply Expansion ProjectPDF 844.37 KB
Tokyo Japan February 02, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 237.89 KB
PDF 455.46 KB
SummaryDOCX 36.53 KB
PDF 292.71 KB
Tokyo Japan February 02, 2016 Consultation with development partners
Documents
Participant listDOCX 237.06 KB
PDF 401.01 KB
SummaryDOCX 38.81 KB
PDF 291.34 KB
Nairobi Kenya February 02, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 242.71 KB
PDF 297.87 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.82 KB
PDF 459.78 KB
Jakarta Indonesia January 28, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
SummaryDOCX 251.86 KB
PDF 543.15 KB
Rabat Morocco January 26, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 235.42 KB
PDF 377.37 KB
SummaryDOCX 242.59 KB
PDF 524.94 KB
Jakarta Indonesia January 26, 2016 to January 27, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
SummaryDOCX 259.23 KB
PDF 592.31 KB
Case Studies: Western Indonesia Road Improvement Project, General example of large infrastructure project in IndonesiaPDF 1.49 MB
Brussels Belgium January 25, 2016 to January 27, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 240.99 KB
PDF 371.55 KB
Summary (Government representatives, CSOs, and academics)DOCX 259.61 KB
PDF 573.08 KB
Summary (Government and Parliament representatives)DOCX 248.03 KB
PDF 536.91 KB
Summary (CSOs and academics)DOCX 247.09 KB
PDF 570.25 KB
Case Studies: Lebanon Water Supply Augmentation Project, Bangladesh Investment Promotion and Financing Facility ProjectPDF 2.15 MB
Rabat Morocco January 25, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 231.56 KB
PDF 363.42 KB
SummaryDOCX 242.49 KB
PDF 525.69 KB
Case Study: Social and Integrated Agriculture Project (ASIMA)PDF 1.05 MB
Case Study: Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power Plant ProjectPDF 613.23 KB
Cairo Egypt, Arab Republic of January 21, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 239.93 KB
PDF 253.14 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.57 KB
PDF 709.74 KB
STATEMENT FROM SOME PARTICIPANTS (ENGLISH)DOCX 31.94 KB
PDF 637.78 KB
STATEMENT FROM SOME PARTICIPANTS (عربي)DOCX 28.15 KB
PDF 323.34 KB
Hanoi Vietnam January 21, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 232.28 KB
PDF 392.35 KB
SummaryDOCX 35.32 KB
PDF 285.62 KB
Hanoi Vietnam January 20, 2016 Consultation with government officials and implementing agencies
Documents
Participant listDOCX 243.47 KB
PDF 462.10 KB
SummaryDOCX 41.45 KB
PDF 305.78 KB
Case Studies: Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project, Haiphong Urban Transport ProjectPDF 1.13 MB
Cairo Egypt, Arab Republic of January 20, 2016 to January 21, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 239.42 KB
PDF 248.70 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.43 KB
PDF 531.22 KB
Case Study: Power Generation Development (Giza North)PDF 1024.22 KB
Case Study: Integrated Sanitation and Sewerage Infrastructure IIPDF 615.20 KB
Kigali Rwanda January 15, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 236.65 KB
PDF 433.88 KB
SummaryDOCX 243.73 KB
PDF 520.11 KB
Kigali Rwanda January 14, 2016 to January 15, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 237.11 KB
PDF 429.82 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.99 KB
PDF 527.09 KB
Case Studies: Rwanda Land Husbandry, Water Harvesting and Hillside Irrigation Project, Rwanda Feeder Roads Development ProjectPDF 1.43 MB
Istanbul Turkey January 14, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 236.19 KB
PDF 388.64 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.60 KB
PDF 523.81 KB
Ankara Turkey January 13, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 240.16 KB
PDF 296.92 KB
SummaryDOCX 248.33 KB
PDF 531.08 KB
Case Study: Turkey Municipal Services ProjectPDF 868.28 KB
Case Study: Turkey Private Sector Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ProjectPDF 945.32 KB
Yaoundé Cameroon January 11, 2016 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 234.88 KB
PDF 437.75 KB
SummaryDOCX 241.77 KB
PDF 344.39 KB
Yaoundé Cameroon January 08, 2016 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 247.17 KB
PDF 270.18 KB
SummaryDOCX 247.44 KB
PDF 362.72 KB
Case Study: Agriculture Investment and Market Development ProjectPDF 957.13 KB
Abuja Nigeria December 18, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 232.09 KB
PDF 416.04 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.63 KB
PDF 359.08 KB
Niamey Niger December 16, 2015 to December 17, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant list (FRENCH)DOCX 234.14 KB
PDF 426.69 KB
SummaryDOCX 242.96 KB
PDF 520.51 KB
Summary (FRENCH)DOCX 243.54 KB
PDF 533.32 KB
Case Study: Niger Disaster Risk Management and Urban Development ProjectPDF 1.16 MB
Abuja Nigeria December 16, 2015 to December 17, 2015 Consultation with government officials and implementing agencies
Documents
Participant listDOCX 245.84 KB
PDF 648.44 KB
SummaryDOCX 254.52 KB
PDF 386.02 KB
Case Study: Commercial Agriculture Development ProjectPDF 763.12 KB
Case Study: Lagos Urban Transport Project 2PDF 953.02 KB
Niamey Niger December 15, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant list (FRENCH)DOCX 233.44 KB
PDF 383.68 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.49 KB
PDF 548.85 KB
Summary (FRENCH)DOCX 252.88 KB
PDF 560.92 KB
Kabul Afghanistan December 14, 2015 Consultation with development partners
Documents
Participant listDOCX 228.81 KB
PDF 359.83 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.98 KB
PDF 535.28 KB
Kabul Afghanistan December 14, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 231.24 KB
PDF 433.61 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.32 KB
PDF 539.44 KB
Kabul Afghanistan December 13, 2015 Consultation with government officials and implementing agencies
Documents
Participant listDOCX 232.15 KB
PDF 389.42 KB
SummaryDOCX 246.11 KB
PDF 540.85 KB
Case Studies: National Solidarity Program III, Trans-Hindukush Road Connectivity ProjectPDF 1.22 MB
Beirut Lebanon December 13, 2015 Consultation with stakeholders from Jordan and Iraq
Documents
Participant listDOCX 229.95 KB
PDF 279.93 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.91 KB
PDF 532.61 KB
Case Studies: Jordan Second Education Reform for Knowledge Economy II, Iraq Transport Corridors ProjectPDF 1022.98 KB
Dushanbe Tajikistan December 09, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 252.46 KB
PDF 428.74 KB
SummaryDOCX 247.39 KB
PDF 530.62 KB
Mexico City Mexico December 09, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 230.45 KB
PDF 378.47 KB
SummaryDOCX 245.40 KB
PDF 475.07 KB
Case Study: Proyecto sobre Bosques y Cambio Climático (SPANISH)PDF 556.71 KB
Beirut Lebanon December 09, 2015 to December 10, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 231.96 KB
PDF 420.67 KB
SummaryDOCX 247.50 KB
PDF 534.79 KB
Case Study: Lebanon Water Supply Augmentation ProjectPDF 1.28 MB
Case Study: Lebanon Municipal Services Emergency ProjectPDF 594.96 KB
Mexico City Mexico December 08, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 230.15 KB
PDF 376.84 KB
SummaryDOCX 243.61 KB
PDF 475.13 KB
STATEMENT FROM SOME PARTICIPANTS (SPANISH)PDF 128.68 KB
Dushanbe Tajikistan December 08, 2015 to December 09, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 230.06 KB
PDF 371.21 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.69 KB
PDF 523.85 KB
Case Study: Tajikistan Second Public Employment for Sustainable Agriculture & Water Resources Management ProjectPDF 778.49 KB
Tashkent Uzbekistan December 04, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 228.92 KB
PDF 368.92 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.54 KB
PDF 518.17 KB
Antananarivo Madagascar December 04, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
SummaryDOCX 243.46 KB
PDF 520.15 KB
Tashkent Uzbekistan December 03, 2015 to December 04, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 229.64 KB
PDF 370.02 KB
SummaryDOCX 246.79 KB
PDF 520.81 KB
Case Study: Dushanbe Second Water Supply ProjectPDF 946.36 KB
Antananarivo Madagascar December 03, 2015 to December 04, 2015 Consultation with government officials from Madagascar (with representatives of Comoros and Djibouti via audio conference)
Documents
SummaryDOCX 252.67 KB
PDF 544.33 KB
Case Studies: Pôle de Croissance Intégrée II, Projet d’Urgence de Préservation des Infrastructures et Réduction de la Vulnérab. (FRENCH)PDF 1.38 MB
Pretoria South Africa December 01, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 231.72 KB
PDF 410.42 KB
SummaryDOCX 242.72 KB
PDF 509.40 KB
Pretoria South Africa November 30, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 231.61 KB
PDF 410.40 KB
SummaryDOCX 253.51 KB
PDF 537.23 KB
Case Study: Eskom Investment Support ProjectPDF 905.82 KB
Riyadh Saudi Arabia November 24, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 232.00 KB
PDF 366.35 KB
SummaryDOCX 240.69 KB
PDF 522.80 KB
Riyadh Saudi Arabia November 23, 2015 to November 24, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
SummaryDOCX 240.22 KB
PDF 506.34 KB
Lima Peru November 16, 2015 to November 17, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 236.18 KB
PDF 385.60 KB
SummaryDOCX 248.78 KB
PDF 482.54 KB
Case Study: Proyecto Linea 2 Metro de Lima (SPANISH)PDF 297.46 KB
Dhaka Bangladesh November 10, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 237.97 KB
PDF 419.09 KB
SummaryDOCX 35.12 KB
PDF 286.85 KB
Dhaka Bangladesh November 09, 2015 Consultation with government officials and implementing agencies
Documents
Participant listDOCX 238.53 KB
PDF 446.50 KB
SummaryDOCX 41.99 KB
PDF 304.24 KB
Case Studies: Integrated Agriculture Productivity Project, Investment Promotion and Financing Facility ProjectPDF 1.02 MB
New Delhi India November 05, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 232.85 KB
PDF 416.08 KB
SummaryDOCX 49.09 KB
PDF 643.15 KB
Castries St. Lucia November 05, 2015 to November 06, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 245.17 KB
PDF 321.13 KB
SummaryDOCX 244.78 KB
PDF 529.65 KB
Case Study: Disaster Vulnerability Reduction ProjectPDF 768.78 KB
New Delhi India November 05, 2015 to November 06, 2015 Consultation with government officials and implementing agencies
Documents
Participant listDOCX 243.91 KB
PDF 557.66 KB
SummaryDOCX 76.26 KB
PDF 436.12 KB
Case Studies: Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor-II, Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development, Punjab State Road Sector ProjectPDF 1.57 MB
Castries St. Lucia November 04, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 245.94 KB
PDF 325.45 KB
SummaryDOCX 243.08 KB
PDF 525.88 KB
Yunnan China October 28, 2015 to October 29, 2015 Consultation with provincial government and implementing agencies
Documents
Participant listDOCX 246.21 KB
PDF 327.32 KB
SummaryDOCX 42.94 KB
PDF 316.64 KB
Case Studies: Yunnan Urban Environmental Project, Kunming Urban Rail ProjectPDF 892.87 KB
Beijing China October 27, 2015 Consultation with government officials
Documents
Participant listDOCX 247.17 KB
PDF 340.22 KB
SummaryDOCX 42.81 KB
PDF 308.57 KB
Beijing China October 26, 2015 Multi-stakeholder consultation
Documents
Participant listDOCX 229.08 KB
PDF 368.08 KB
SummaryDOCX 38.00 KB
PDF 302.28 KB
Lima Peru October 09, 2015 Consultation with international CSOs at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings’ Civil Society Policy Forum
Documents
PresentationPDF 761.07 KB
Participant listDOCX 256.92 KB
PDF 455.08 KB
TranscriptDOCX 936.13 KB
PDF 375.07 KB
Lima Peru October 07, 2015 Event at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings on "Road-testing the Proposed Environmental and Social Framework: Implications for Borrowers"
Documents
PresentationPDF 752.21 KB
Participant listDOCX 233.69 KB
PDF 253.41 KB
Luanda Angola August 27, 2015 to August 28, 2015 Consultation at the African Caucus
Documents
SummaryDOCX 18.74 KB
PDF 212.46 KB
FOCUS GROUPS WITH EXPERTS

City Country Date Meeting Details

Washington, DC United States March 08, 2016 Expert Focus Group on Religious Concerns and Considerations
Documents
Participant listDOCX 229.65 KB
PDF 228.19 KB
SummaryDOCX 235.42 KB
PDF 399.47 KB
São Paulo Brazil March 03, 2016 Expert Focus Group on Financial Intermediaries
Documents
SummaryDOCX 235.66 KB
PDF 394.40 KB
Addis Ababa Ethiopia February 11, 2016 to February 12, 2016 Dialogue on Environmental and Social Standard 7
Documents
Participant listDOCX 230.33 KB
PDF 240.92 KB
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Tokyo Japan February 04, 2016 Expert Focus Group on Non-Discrimination
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Washington, DC United States September 22, 2015 Expert Focus Group on “Ensuring Environmental and Social Integrity in Development Outcomes” (co-hosted by Center for Global Development CGD)
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Washington, DC United States September 18, 2015 Expert Focus Group on Labor (co-hosted by International Trade Union Confederation ITUC)
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SUBMISSIONS
Title: Date Contributor
Comments from Vegetarian Society (Singapore) (Mar 2016)
  • Dr. George Jacobs, President - Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
Input from 11.11.11 Belgium and Endorsement of Comments on the Climate and Resource Efficiency-Related Provisions of the Second Draft Environmental and Social Framework (Mar 2016)
  • Pol Vandevoort, Policy Officer on IFI's - 11.11.11 - Coalition of the Flemish North-South Movement
Comments from the American University Washington College of Law, Program on International and Comparative Environmental Law (Mar 2016)
  • Erika Lennon, Esq., Coordinator, Program on International and Comparative Environmental Law - American University Washington College of Law
Recommendations from the Narasha Community Development Group (Mar 2016)
  • Jackson Shaa - Narasha Community Development Group
Submission from members of the Comissão de Pecuária Orgânica da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária (Brazilian Veterinary Medicine Society's Organic Livestock Commission)
docx(English)
pdf(English)
docx(Português)
pdf(Português)
(Mar 2016)
  • Members of the Comissão de Pecuária Orgânica da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária (Brazilian Veterinary Medicine Society's Organic Livestock Commission)
Comments and Video Submission on Behalf of Community Voices from Lagos (Mar 2016)
  • Megan S. Chapman, Co-Founder/Co-Director - Justice & Empowerment Initiatives - Nigeria (on behalf of community voices from Lagos)
Comments from SFS - Good Agricultural Practices Ltd.
docx(English)
pdf(English)
docx(Português)
pdf(Português)
(Mar 2016)
  • Fabíola Fernandes Schwartz, Technical Manager - SFS - Good Agricultural Practices Ltd.
Comments from Labor Unions and Civil Society Organizations in Myanmar (Burma) regarding ESS2: Labor and Working Conditions (Mar 2016)
  • Jamie Davis, Country Program Director - Solidarity Center - Myanmar (Burma) (on behalf of signatory labor unions and civil society organizations)
Joint Submission from the Protimos Foundation and the Seinoli Legal Centre
docx(ENGLISH)
pdf(SESOTHO)
(Mar 2016)
  • Michael Haggar, Associate Lawyer - Friends of Protimos Inc.
Comments from Both ENDS (Mar 2016)
  • Pieter Jansen - Both ENDS
Comments from the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) (Mar 2016)
  • Joan Carling, Secretary General - Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)
Submission from Amnesty International (Mar 2016)
  • Amnesty International
Comments and Recommendations of UN/OHCHR on the Second Draft Environmental and Social Framework (Mar 2016)
  • The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Joint Submission from the Ulu Foundation, Both ENDS, Ecological Justice Indonesia, and Urgewald (Mar 2016)
  • Stephanie Fried, Executive Director - Ulu Foundation; Pieter Jansen - Both ENDS (on behalf of the signatory organizations)
Comments from BirdLife International, Fauna and Flora International, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Zoological Society of London (Mar 2016)
  • Aida Kowalska, Global Policy Safeguards Officer - BirdLife International (on behalf of the authoring organizations)
Statement from the Government of Brazil on the World Bank Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies Review (Mar 2016)
  • Government of Brazil
Comments and Recommendations on the Overall Draft Environmental and Social Framework and on Proposed ESS5 (Mar 2016)
  • Professor Michael M. Cernea
Submission from the Human Rights Campaign (Mar 2016)
  • David Stacy, Government Affairs Director - Human Rights Campaign
Comments from the Coalition for Human Rights in Development on the Overarching Human Rights Provisions in the Proposed Environmental and Social Framework (Mar 2016)
  • Gretchen Gordon, Coordinator - Coalition for Human Rights in Development
Submission from the Child Labor Coalition (Mar 2016)
  • Sally Greenberg - Executive Director, National Consumers League, Co-chair, Child Labor Coalition; Dr. Lorretta Johnson, Secretary-Treasurer, American Federation of Teachers, Co-chair, Child Labor Coalition (on behalf of the Child Labor Coalition)
Submission on the Use of Alternative Systems from the Bank Information Center (Mar 2016)
  • Christian V. Donaldson - Bank Information Center
Submission on Religious Minorities from the Bank Information Center (Mar 2016)
  • Chad Dobson, Executive Director - Bank Information Center
Comments from Save the Children (Mar 2016)
  • Fergus Drake, Director of Programmes - Save the Children UK (on behalf of the Save the Children Movement)
Comments from the U.S. International Council on Disabilities (USICD) (Mar 2016)
  • Patricia Morrissey, Ph.D., President - The U.S. International Council on Disabilities (USICD)
Joint Submission from Natural Justice, Chiadzwa Community Development Trust, Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, and Save Lamu (Mar 2016)
  • Jael Makagon, Project Coordinator, Community Protocols and Extractive Industries - Natural Justice (on behalf of the signatory organizations)
Comments on the second draft Environmental and Social Framework from Brazilian civil society organizations
pdf(Português)
(Mar 2016)
  • Caio Borges - Conectas Direitos Humanos (on behalf of the signatory organizations)
Submission from the World Resources Institute (WRI) (Mar 2016)
  • Gaia Larsen, Senior Associate, Sustainable Finance Center - World Resources Institute
Inputs on SOGIE and Gender from Individuals and Organizations from 10 Non-Borrower Countries and 15 Borrower Countries (Mar 2016)
  • International coalition (individuals and organizations from 10 non-borrower countries and 15 borrower countries)
Recommendations on the World Bank's Proposed ESS10 from the Bank Information Center (Mar 2016)
  • Katelyn Gallagher, Middle East and North Africa Senior Program Associate - Bank Information Center
Comments from Oxfam on the Second Draft Environmental and Social Framework (Mar 2016)
  • Nadia Daar, IFI Economic Justice Policy Advisor - Oxfam International
Submission from RSPCA Australia (Mar 2016)
  • Heather Neil, Chief Executive Officer - RSPCA Australia
Comments from EarthRights International (Mar 2016)
  • Jonathan Kaufman, Legal Advocacy Coordinator - EarthRights International
Comments from Fórum Nacional de Proteção e Defesa Animal (FNPDA)
pdf(Português)
(Mar 2016)
  • Vania Nunes, Technical Director - Fórum Nacional de Proteção e Defesa Animal (FNPDA)
Recommendations from the Disability and World Bank Safeguards Campaign
pdf(Red Line Version of ESS1)
pdf(Red Line Version of ESS10)
pdf(Red Line Version of Glossary)
(Mar 2016)
  • The Disability and World Bank Safeguards Campaign (coalition with 195 signatory disability organizations)
Comments from the Center for International Environmental Law