Accountability Counsel


Country: International, USA


To amplify the voices of communities around the world to protect their human rights and environment.

Our work in development finance:

As advocates for people harmed by internationally-financed projects, Accountability Counsel employs community driven and policy level strategies to access justice. Our team specializes in non-judicial complaint offices established to receive community complaints. Our work pays particular attention to women, children and other marginalized groups.


Geographic Focus: Global

Constituency/Partners: Children, Civil society organizations, Government, Indigenous peoples, Land rights, LGBTQI…, Persons with disabilities, Rural communities, Urban communities, Women, Workers

Financier Targets: ADB, AfDB, AIIB, BRICS NDB, EBRD, EIB, FMO/DEG, GCF, IDB/IDB Invest, IFC, OPIC, World Bank

Coalition Work Group: Advocacy with national government, BRICS New Development Bank, Community Engagement