20 December 2011

World Bank Inspection Panel Confirms Violations of Social and Environmental Policies in Papua New Guinea

On December 19, 2011, the Inspection Panel released its Investigation Report, confirming violations of the Bank’s policies and announcing the Board’s approval of an action plan to require steps to bring the project into compliance!  This news comes after two years of Accountability Counsel’s work to support smallholders in Papua New Guinea working to hold the World Bank accountable for this poorly designed and implemented project.  Read more about our Papua New Guinea case page here.