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World Bank/IFC may increase vulnerability

Published by MAC on 2006-02-21

World Bank/IFC may increase vulnerability

21st February 2006

Several major organisations, monitoring the World Bank/IFC from Europe and the US, claim that the agency's "new approach" to guaranteeing acceptable standards "could leave people and environments...more vulnerable than before"

Even the mining industry body, the ICMM, is said to be ahead of the Bank, when it comes to veteoing encroachment on World Heritage sites

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