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Letter to the World Bank on the Environmental and Social Standards Guidance Notes

Manuela Ferro  Vice President of Operations Policy and Country Services  World Bank   1818 H St. NW  Washington, D.C. 20433  December 4, 2017  Re: Environmental and Social Standards Guidance Notes    Dear Ms. Ferro,    We wish to express our deep concerns with the current draft Guidance Notes for Borrowers recently released by the World Bank for public comment. While we appreciate the opportunity to finally review and comment on these Notes, our understanding of their aim and scope has not been realized.     Throughout the safeguards review process, civil society participants were repeatedly assured…

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