Annual Meetings 2014 CSO Policy Forum Session
Responding to People’s Grievances by Piloting an Early Solutions Approach
A Case Study from East Badia, Lagos, Nigeria
On October 9, 2014, the Inspection Panel hosted a session, as part of the 2014 World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings Civil Society Policy Forum, to discuss the pilot approach to support early solutions of grievances brought to it by requesters. This approach was implemented for the first time on the case related to Nigeria Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP), and concluded in July 2014.
The session presented and discussed the overall framework of the pilot, using the LMDGP as a case study, where a diverse range of stakeholders, including the representatives of requesters, an international CSO, the World Bank Management and the Executive Board, shared their experiences and perspectives on the pilot, followed by a broader discussion.
Watchfull video of the session. Read abrief summary of the sessionby the Bretton Woods Project.
Seeadditional informationon the pilot case related to the LMDGP.
Welcoming Remarks by Session Chair
Ms. Satu-Leena Santala, Executive Director, World Bank
Ms. Eimi Watanabe, Chairperson, Inspection Panel
Operational Perspective from the World Bank
Mr. Ian Bannon, Practice Manager, the World Bank
Accountability and the Pilot Approach
Ms. Alessandra Masci, Strategy Advisor, Amnesty International
Perspectives from the Requesters and Project Affected People
Mr. Felix Morka, Executive Director, SERAC, Lagos, Nigeria