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Panel Hosts Participants from Columbia University Program

The Inspection Panel on October 20 hosted participants in the Human Rights Advocates Program at Columbia University for a briefing on the Panel’s mandate and process. Senior Operations Officer Mishka Zaman and Chairman Gonzalo Castro de la Mata explained how the Panel works, listed and described ongoing cases, and briefed participants on guidelines intended to address retaliation against those who seek to work with the Panel, and the Panel’s role under the World Bank’s new Environmental and Social Framework.