Tools for Activists: an information and advocacy guide to the World Bank Group

Tools for Activists: an information and advocacy guide to the World Bank Group

 Influencing the World Bank - a civil society advocacy tool

As one of the largest public development institutions in the world, the World Bank Group (WBG) has an enormous impact on the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in developing and transition countries across the globe. [adapted from author]

This advocacy tool aims to help civil society to promote and defend their right in the context of development decisions. Information is provided about the WBG functions and the policies and strategies that can be used to influence its lending to promote economically just and environmentally sound development.

The toolkit is split into two sections including:

Basics 

  • World Bank Group Basics
  • The World Bank Group in Your Country
Tools
  • Access to Information at the World Bank Group
  • Protecting Your Rights: Environmental and Social
  • Standards at the World Bank Group
  • When Rights Are Violated: Accountability at the World Bank Group and Beyond
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