Accountability Counsel provides various tools to assist communities in seeking redress for human rights and environmental violations by international financial institutions, export promotion agencies and private corporate actors. Our most popular tool for use in trainings is our Accountability Resource Guide. We are also convening a Working Group of civil society groups who support community complaints.
Our resources include:
The Guide is intended to assist community leaders, lawyers, NGOs and individuals in determining what rights they have and how to file a complaint when those rights have been or may be violated. It is designed to be used in conjunction with Accountability Counsel trainings.
Accountability Counsel conducts training for communities, their civil society partners, and lawyers seeking to assist communities challenging human rights and environmental abuses.
Accountability Counsel’s publications explore a various of issues regarding international financial institutions and corporate accountability.
A networks of civil society organizations around the world that Accountability Counsel convenes to share information, lessons learned, best practice and strategy around international accountability mechanisms. More information on the Working Group is coming soon. If you are interested in becoming part of this Working Group, please contact us.
The Database is collaboration of our partners at the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and International Accountability Project (IAP), is a useful resource for communities seeing information about projects impacting their local area, country or region.