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Materials by topic > International organizations > IFC

Letter to World Bank President Robert Zoellick [PDF] by UN Special Representative John Ruggie, re inclusion of human rights in revisions to IFC policies & standards, 3 Mar 2011


"The International Finance Corporation’s performance standards and the Equator Principles: respecting human rights and remedying violations?" [DOC], joint submission to UN Speical Representative John Ruggie by Bank Information Center, BankTrack, Center for Intl. Environmental Law, Oxfam Australia, World Resources Institute, 12 Aug 2008

Stabilization clauses and human rights - consultation summary [DOC], International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Special Representative John Ruggie, London, 22 May 2008

IFC and UN Cooperate on Study of Investment Contracts and Human Rights, 7 Aug 2007
 - Commentary: "Foreign investment – Soft hand of the law", Peter Davis, Ethical Corporation, 8 Oct 2007

"The Role and Responsibilities of International Financial Institutions with Respect to Human Rights and Their Relevance to the Private Sector" [PDF], submission to UN Special Representative John Ruggie by Bank Information Center, Feb 2007

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[PDF] [Letter to World Bank President Robert Zoellick]

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