12 October 2013

Complaint Filed in Mongolia Strategic Support Case

Today, a group of nomadic Mongolian herders filed a complaint demanding just compensation for the impacts of Rio Tinto’s Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in the South Gobi desert.  The complaint was filed with the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (“CAO”), the accountability mechanism for the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) and Multilateral Insurance Guarantee Agency (“MIGA”), both of which are considering supporting the project.  Read the joint press release and learn more on our Mongolia case page.