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Panel to Release Next Emerging Lessons Series Report on Oct. 4; Sets Open House for Oct. 6

The Inspection Panel will release the next report in its Emerging Lessons Series at an event at the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group Annual Meetings. “Emerging Lessons from Indigenous Peoples’ Cases” will be released at a panel discussion on October 4 from 3-4:30 p.m. at World Bank J Building room B1-080. Panel Chairman Gonzalo Castro de la Mata will present the report’s finding. Melanie Robinson, a World Bank executive director representing the United Kingdom, will moderate a discussion that will include Albert Barume, chairperson/president of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Right of Indigenous Peoples, and Maninder Gill, director, World Bank Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice. The panel discussion will be live streamed on IPN website. The Emerging Lessons Series looks back on the Panel’s 22-year caseload and identifies lessons intended to help build the Bank’s institutional knowledge base and contribute to more effective development. The first report in the series, on cases related to involuntary settlement, was released in April. As part of the Annual Meetings, the Panel is also hosting an open houseat its office in theBank’s main building, room MC 10-507, on October 6 from 5-7 p.m. Colleagues and friends of the Panel are invited to attend.