Accountability Counsel launches key tool for accountability community
In November, US-based civil society organisation Accountability Counsel launched the Accountability Console, a new tool to provide communities, investors, policy-makers and researchers with comprehensive data on all Independent Accountability Mechanism (IAM) complaints to date. The tool includes cases from 24 IAMs of multilateral and regional development banks and other international finance institutions. Resulting from community-driven demand, the Accountability Console provides a body of rare community-level feedback about human rights and environmental grievances tied to internationally financed projects, including deep levels of information and comparative views about policies governing every aspect of the complaint process at each IAM.
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