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World Bank environmental safeguard policies

World Bank environmental safeguard policies

technical guidelines for the transport and agriculture and rural development sectors

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Published by Statistical Pub. House in Hanoi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental management -- Vietnam,
  • Environmental protection -- Vietnam

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe World Bank in Vietnam, Ministry of Planning and Investment.
    ContributionsWorld Bank. Vietnam Country Office., Vietnam. Bộ kế hoạch và đầu tư.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE320.V5 W67 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 171 p. :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16904382M
    LC Control Number2005439655

    Safeguard policies triggered by SLOGOR project The SLOGOR project triggered the World Bank Operational Policy (OP )-Environmental Assessment and has been assigned an Environmental Screening Category “B” as the potential impacts are likely to be small in scope, site specific, non-cumulative and easy to remediate.   The World Bank's new Environmental and Social Framework, four years in the making, is designed to ensure that the approximately $30 billion the bank invests each year goes to projects that are safe for people and the environment. This framework is likely to have an impact on the policies of other development banks and governments around the globe. Note: This chat will focus on safeguards in the Africa region. People and the environment are at the center of all our work. The World Bank’s safeguard policies are at the core of our efforts to protect people and the environment, and to achieve our goals to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable manner in our partner countries.


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World Bank environmental safeguard policies Download PDF EPUB FB2

Livelihoods, culture and the environment. The World Bank safeguard policies (SPs) Biocultural Diversity Learning Network World Bank environmental safeguard policies book mandatory mechanism for evaluating Bank-financed projects during design, implementation and completion, mainly through environmental and social impact assessments.

Safeguard Policies The current environmental and social policies of the Bank are known as the " Safeguard Policies," the mechanism for addressing environmental and World Bank environmental safeguard policies book issues in our project World Bank environmental safeguard policies book, implementation and operation, and they provide a framework for consultation with communities and for public disclosure.

social safeguard issues and that are approved by the Board as part of the pilot program on or after Ma General questions on using country systems in World Bank-supported projects should be addressed to the Adviser, Investment Lending Unit, Operations Policy and Country Services.

Reviews the World Bank’s environmental and social safeguard policies as the cornerstone of the World Bank’s support to sustainable poverty reduction, designed to ensure projects remain economically, financially, socially, and environmentally sound, and that the Bank’s Operational Manual provides guidance on how to comply with them.

World Bank environmental safeguard policies book WITH SAFEGUARD POLICIES OF THE WORLD BANK AND AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK. With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

Questions on this OP/BP may be addressed to the Safeguard Policies Helpdesk in OPCS ([email protected]). Revised April 1.

Bank1 experience indicates that involuntary resettlement under development projects, if unmitigated, often gives rise to severe economic, social, and environmental risks: production systems are dismantled; people faceFile Size: 48KB.

Other IFIs, such as the World Bank (WB), adopt separate sets of environmental and social safeguard policies 1.

However, they emphasize the importance of addressing environmental and social impacts and risks comprehensively; the WB has an umbrella environmental assessment policy and specific environmental safeguard policies to address critical.

The EHS Guidelines are technical reference documents with general and industry-specific examples of Good International Industry Practice (GIIP) and are referred to in the World Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework and in IFC’s Performance Standards. The EHS Guidelines contain the performance levels and measures that are normally acceptable to the World Bank Group, and that are.

6 Environmental and Social Safeguards Policy - CEB Fail to meet the environmental and social safeguard requirements of the CEB. Are listed in the “Exclusion list” presented in the Loan Policy.

Requirements Environmental safeguard requirements   Policies; Review a Brill Book; Making Sense of Illustrated Handwritten Archives; FAQ; Search. Close Search. Advanced Search Help 2. The World Bank Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies In: The World Bank and Sustainable Development.

Author: David Freestone. Page Count: – Author: David Freestone. The World Bank’s New Environmental and Social Framework August 4, World Bank Approves New Environmental and Social Framework A cornerstone of our work on investment project finance is helping to ensure strong protections for people and for the environment.

We help World Bank environmental safeguard policies book this through policies – often called “safeguards” – that. The World Bank Group’s overarching goals are to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity World Bank environmental safeguard policies book a sustainable manner in all partner countries.

The World Bank’s environmental and social safeguard policies support World Bank environmental safeguard policies book goals by promoting the sustainable. The Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) enables the World Bank and Borrowers to better manage environmental and social risks of projects and to improve development outcomes.

It was launched on October 1, The ESF offers broad and systematic coverage of environmental. It also recommends a move towards substantive compliance and environmental sustainability principles for the safeguards framework.

This report also recommends disseminating knowledge of policy instruments, besides environment impact assessments, that are able to produce similar or better outcomes than the Bank's safeguard policy requirements. The World Bank and Sustainable Development Postscript by Dr Siobhán McInerney-Lankford 2.

The Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies of the World Bank and the evolving Role of the Inspection Panel Postscript by Alberto Ninio World Bank’s Prototype Carbon Fund: Mobilising New Resources for Sustainable by: 1. As set out in the World Bank Environmental and Social Policy for Investment Project Financing, paragraph 7, the Bank will only support projects that are consistent with, and within the boundaries of, the Bank’s Articles of Agreement.

Footnote 7. Where the project involves the provision of a guarantee under OPthe scope of application File Size: KB. The world has changed since the World Bank’s current environmental and social policies, called the ‘Safeguard Policies’, were developed, some more than 20 years ago.

The ESF consolidates and modernizes many of the requirements under the Safeguard Policies. Summary of Course: The Bank's environmental, social, and legal safeguard policies are designed to prevent and mitigate undue harm to people and their environment in the implementation of specific development projects, and to ascertain that project benefits reach the target population.

On August 4,the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a new Environmental and Social Framework that expands protections for people and the environment in Bank-financed investment projects. The safeguards review included the most extensive consultation ever conducted by the World Bank.

It concludes nearly four years of analysis and engagement around the world with. The World Bank Group’s revised Environmental and Social Framework (ESF), which sets forth the safeguard policies that the Bank and its borrowers will apply to future investment project financing, represents a major step forward in its inclusion of a labour standard for protecting workers on Bank-financed investment projects.

The World Bank Group's (WBG) safeguards and sustainability policies were put in place to prevent or mitigate adverse impacts of its projects on people and the environment.

These goals remain critical given current environmental and social trends. The World Bank’s safeguard policies embody core values of the institution and have served the institution well for more than two decades.

The proposed ESF is designed to meet borrowers’ new and varied needs in a world with new social and environmental challenges. Introduction to the World Bank Environmental and Social Framework.

On August 4,the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved the Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) to help protect people and the environment in the investment projects it finances. Environment from The World Bank: Data. Explore raw data about the World Bank's finances - slice and dice datasets; visualize data; share it with other site users or.

- an analysis of whether the new draft ESF meets the World Bank’s own criteria, as defined at the start of its review process; - a comparison of the relative strengths and weaknesses between the ESF July 30th draft version, the existing World Bank safeguard policies, and the current safeguards policies of the Asian Development Bank;File Size: KB.

World Bank Safeguards. In Augustthe World Bank released a new Environmental and Social Framework, meant to prevent harm to people and the planet and “maximize development gains.” The framework was adopted by the bank following a four-year review of its suite of “safeguard” policies that had been developed over the preceding thirty years.

English PDF MB. Text file KB. International Finance Corporation. Show full item record. This handbook intends to document the essential steps for best practice in the design, and implementation of resettlement action plans.

Given that involuntary resettlement entails both the physical displacement of peoples, and the. The ‘safeguard policies’ are instruments applied by the Bank in its operations to protect the interest of the beneficiaries, clients, shareholders and the Bank.

They are linked to one another, and taken collectively, they provide a comprehensive framework for avoiding negative impact on the environment and the livelihood of people.

14 On the Bank’s internal system of legal instruments see Dann, supra note 3, at – For comparing World Bank Safeguards to legal instruments in other MDBs see J. von Bernstorff and P. Dann, Reforming the World Bank’s Safeguards (), 10–16; OP/BP In addition, there were two legal safeguard policies on transborder rivers and disputed territories that are not affected Author: Philipp Dann, Michael Riegner.

Safeguard Policies are Board-approved rules for addressing environmental and social issues within Bank-supported development projects. Effective implementation of Safeguard Policies provides a “License to Operate” in a world concerned with sustainable development.

In early August the World Bank launched the third consultation phase of its proposed new environmental and social framework (ESF, see Observer Summer ), following the release of the second draft by the Bank board’s Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE).

According to CODE, “the focus of the consultations should be on gathering. World Bank Safeguards Policy Changes: Safeguarding the Bank, *Not* Human Rights and Environmental Integrity By Gregory Berry, Legal Intern Last week, CIEL joined other civil society organizations in one of the final consultations with the World Bank on the draft revisions to its safeguard policies.

"The World Bank’s safeguard policies are at the center of our efforts to protect people and the environment and to achieve our goals to end extreme poverty and.

Good Practice Environmental Safeguard Reports Included in the Handbook 9 Constraints and Handbook Updating 10 3. ENVIRONMENTAL SAFEGUARD GOOD PRACTICE EXAMPLES 10 APPENDIXES APPENDIX I: Environmental Safeguards Analysis, ADB Website 44 APPENDIX II: Environmental Safeguards Analysis, World Bank Website The Vietnam Learning Center on Environmental and Social Sustainability (LC) LC was established in April under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam (AITVN) and its development partners, including the World Bank Group, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of.

(IEG) of the World Bank Group’s safeguards and sustainability policy framework (IEG b) concern the effectiveness of the instrument in mitigating adverse environmental and social impacts of development programs, and suggest-ing ways to improve the results. IEG’s evalua-tion covered projects approved from FY to FYFile Size: 3MB.

World Bank Safeguard Training. Ankara, Turkey. Ma Category A: Full. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA applicable national laws/regulations & WB policies – identify gaps and gap-filling measures Issues and Instruments Environmental impact assessment, Environmental Management Plans and Frameworks.

Debate surrounds World Bank’s proposed new safeguards rules Human rights groups charge that the World Bank’s newly released plan for revamping its social and environmental policies is a “dangerous setback” for vulnerable populations in the path of big projects financed by the bank.

Mr. Glenn S. Morgan, Adviser, OPSOR, World Bank is highlighting the elements of the World Bank's Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies in.

environmental and social management measures produce the intended outcomes. The pdf element addresses the extent of the coverage by the safeguards systems of the sectors/sub-sectors of concern to DFID.

The key findings are: x The World Bank safeguards system, unlike most others, applies only to investment projects.People and the environment are at the download pdf of all our work. The World Bank’s safeguard policies are at the core of our efforts to protect people and the environment, and to achieve our goals to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable manner in our partner countries.

The World Bank’s safeguard policies, that ebook groups say were “once considered the gold standard in safeguards for development finance,” were created in .