World Bank: Address Ethiopia Findings

World Bank: Address Ethiopia Findings

Response to Inquiry Dismissive of Abuses
February 23, 2015

(Washington, DC) – The World Bank should fully address serious human rights issues raised by the bank’s internal investigation into a project in Ethiopia, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the bank’s vice president for Africa. The bank’s response to the investigation findings attemp

ts to distance the bank from the many problems confirmed by the investigation and should be revised. The World Bank board of directors is to consider the investigation report and management’s response, which includes an Action Plan, on February 26, 2015. (Read More)