International Rivers joins 23 organizations delivering a letter addressed to Richard Martínez Alvarado, Vice President of theCountries Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

This week, 24 civil society organizations(CSOs) raised concerns about the consultation process designed for IDB’s Access to Information Policy (AIP) review. In the letter, addressed to the Vice President for Countries of the Inter-American Development Bank, Richard Martínez Alvarado, the CSOs listed several recommendations calling for “a robust, meaningful, and inclusive consultation process”.

“This is an important moment for the IDB to strengthen its mechanisms for access to information by civil society and social movements. It is necessary to eliminate existing internal barriers so that the process is accessible and transparent.”, said Flávio Montiel, International Rivers Director at Brazil.

Read here the full letter in English and in Spanish.