Tools & Guides

In this page, using the filters on your left, you can find toolkits, handbooks and guides on the following topics:

Would you like to suggest a tool or guide that is not listed here? Fill this form.

Citizens’ guides to international financial institutions (2011)

CEE Bankwatch – This series of papers and toolkits, designed for NGOs and citizens, provide in-depth information and manuals for action to engage with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), European complaint mechanisms and the Espoo Convention. These guides explain which information is available to the public and how it can be accessed, which processes project follow (from application for funding to implementation), who is responsible for making decisions, how citizens can raise complaints, etc.

Check also: “Toolkit on the Project Complaint Mechanism of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development” (available in English and Arabic)


The Accountability Resource Guide (2015)

Accountability Counsel – This guide offers tools for redressing human rights and environmental violations by international financial institutions, export promotion agencies and private corporate actors. The guide is intended to assist community leaders, lawyers, NGOs, and individuals in determining what rights they have and how to file a complaint when those rights have been, or may be, violated. The guide also discusses information disclosure rules at the international financial institutions.