Inclusive Development International releases Community Guide to help communities protect rights threatened by AIIB projects

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 “新工具帮助受亚投行项目影响的社区捍卫其权利和环境”,2020年2月7日

包容发展国际已经…发布了一项新工具,可为社区和活动人士提供信息,帮助他们在其土地、房屋、生计和环境受到亚洲基础设施投资银行资助的高风险项目威胁时保护自己的权利 。亚洲基础设施投资银行社区指南可供查阅…

…在2018年末,亚投行批准了受项目影响的人民机制的政策,迈向责任制的下一步,该机制旨在解决争端或调查银行对环境和社会政策的遵守情况…

 “为了确保执行亚投行的环境和社会标准,并对银行负责,地方社区需要了解其政策,民间社会必须获得必要的信息以监督项目的实施,” 包容发展国际中国全球项目总监Mark Grimsditch说。

《社区指南》旨在通过解释亚投行的背景和方法,已制定的环境和社会政策以及人们在受到亚投行项目影响或担心自己会受到影响时可以采取的措施来缩小信息鸿沟。促进者版本包括互动练习和讨论问题,可用于研讨会。这些旨在指导受影响的社区将信息应用到他们自己的处境中,并制定捍卫自己的权利和保护环境的策略…

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 “新工具帮助受亚投行项目影响的社区捍卫其权利和环境”,2020年2月7日

包容发展国际已经…发布了一项新工具,可为社区和活动人士提供信息,帮助他们在其土地、房屋、生计和环境受到亚洲基础设施投资银行资助的高风险项目威胁时保护自己的权利 。亚洲基础设施投资银行社区指南可供查阅…

…在2018年末,亚投行批准了受项目影响的人民机制的政策,迈向责任制的下一步,该机制旨在解决争端或调查银行对环境和社会政策的遵守情况…

 “为了确保执行亚投行的环境和社会标准,并对银行负责,地方社区需要了解其政策,民间社会必须获得必要的信息以监督项目的实施,” 包容发展国际中国全球项目总监Mark Grimsditch说。

《社区指南》旨在通过解释亚投行的背景和方法,已制定的环境和社会政策以及人们在受到亚投行项目影响或担心自己会受到影响时可以采取的措施来缩小信息鸿沟。促进者版本包括互动练习和讨论问题,可用于研讨会。这些旨在指导受影响的社区将信息应用到他们自己的处境中,并制定捍卫自己的权利和保护环境的策略…

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10 February 2020

Inclusive Development International releases Community Guide to help communities protect rights threatened by AIIB projects

Author: Inclusive Development International

“New Tools Help Communities Affected by AIIB Projects Defend Their Rights and the Environment”, 7 February 2020

Inclusive Development International has… released a new resource that equips communities and the activists who support them with information that can help them protect their rights when their lands, homes, livelihoods and environment are threatened by high-risk  projects funded by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.  The Community Guide to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is available…

… In late 2018, the AIIB took the next step towards accountability when it approved its policy for the Project-affected People’s Mechanism, which facilities dispute resolution or investigates the bank’s compliance with its environmental and social policies…

 “In order to ensure that AIIB environmental and social standards are implemented and the bank is held accountable, local communities need to know about its policies, and civil society must have access to the information necessary to monitor project implementation,” said Mark Grimsditch, Inclusive Development International’s China Global Program Director.

The Community Guide seeks to close information gaps by explaining the background and approach of the AIIB, what environmental and social policies it has in place, and what people can do if they are affected or fear they will be affected by an AIIB project. The Facilitators’ Edition includes interactive exercises and discussion questions for use in workshops. These are aimed at guiding affected communities to apply the information to their own situations and develop strategies to defend their rights and protect their environment…

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