Over 250 organizations around the world are calling for the principles of a human rights-based and community-led development to be included and prioritized both in the agenda and in the outcomes of the Finance in Common Summit, a high-level gathering of all Public Development Banks, which will take place in Paris on 9-12 November.
The Community Resource Exchange is a system to facilitate collaborations and co-develop strategies with and among communities defending their rights in the context of international investments and development projects.
Supporting communities to defend their rights in the face of development activities and to drive their own development priorities.
Leveraging development finance to combat shrinking civil society space and threats to human rights and environmental defenders
Inclusive and sustainable development requires an environment where all people are free to express their views, to exercise their rights, and to fully participate in the decisions impacting their lives and their communities. Every day, indigenous peoples, communities, social movements, journalists, and individuals are doing essential Learn more about the Defenders in Development Campaign. work […]
Developing tools for assessing and addressing human rights risks within development finance.
Connecting civil society groups and communities in countries impacted by Chinese investments.
Supporting civil society to change how their governments make development decisions.
The Early Warning System alerts communities to projects funded by development banks that may affect their rights and shares tools, information and contacts to support their advocacy.
Strengthening the policies of the IDB Group and ensuring that its operations in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean respect and protect human rights.
Bringing together African civil society groups to shape development in the region
Shaping the BRICS New Development Bank to be transparent and rights-respecting
Using advocacy, campaigning, and strategic communications to strengthen World Bank safeguards.