A Community Guide to the Asian Development Bank: How to Use ADB Safeguard Policies to Protect Your Human Rights | Land Portal
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Date of publication: 
December 2017
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Pages: 
208
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This guide provides a simple yet complete resource to help communities to understand the Asian Development Bank’s policies and use them for justice. While it focuses on the ADB, it also contains information that is useful for any campaign against destructive development—even if the ADB is not involved. The guide contains different kinds of information, including:

• Information about human rights and rights-based development

• Information about the Asian Development Bank and its safeguard policies

• Learning activities for community workshops

• Stories of the impacts of development projects, and ways that communities have defended themselves

• Advocacy tools to defend against destructive projects, to influence ADB plans, and to build campaigns for development justice

• Tips from community activists who have spent many years defending community rights.

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IAP, an international advocacy organization, wins policy change, boosts local advocacy efforts & supports local activists and communities to access & exchange information on development that affects them. By opening space at influential decision-making spaces, IAP seeks to advance development principles and projects that prioritize human and environmental rights. IAP is recognized for its nimble, thoughtful & inclusive work that fights for community-led expertise & experience to be the center of how development is designed, funded and implemented.

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iap logo

IAP, an international advocacy organization, wins policy change, boosts local advocacy efforts & supports local activists and communities to access & exchange information on development that affects them. By opening space at influential decision-making spaces, IAP seeks to advance development principles and projects that prioritize human and environmental rights. IAP is recognized for its nimble, thoughtful & inclusive work that fights for community-led expertise & experience to be the center of how development is designed, funded and implemented.

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