The following table lists events and milestones related to the Sustainability Framework Review and Update. It includes each of the consultation phases and includes specific events, such as thematic consultations and open house consultations.
April 30, 2006
IFC’s Sustainability Framework comes into effect.
July 29, 2009
CODE meeting to discuss IFC’s Report on the First Three Years of Application of the Sustainability Framework.
9:00am-12:30pm (Eastern European Time/local) Annual Meetings - Consultation with NGOs on IFC Performance Standards and Disclosure Policy Location: Istanbul Conference Center Lütfi Kirdar, Haliç Hall Istanbul, Turkey
Note: To attend this session, you must be accredited to attend the World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings or the Civil Society Policy Forum. More information on accreditation is available at www.worldbank.org/civilsociety
October 22, 2009
10am-12pm (US Eastern Time) Open-house meeting
Location: IFC Headquarters 2121 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20433
This meetingwas open to anyone interested and gave stakeholders an opportunity to ask questions and provide input related to IFC's Performance Standards and Disclosure Policy Review.
A short presentation from IFC Management on the overall process kicked off the session, allowing maximum time for discussion of policy issues. This session focused on 1) implementation issues 2) gaps in coverage and 3) issues of clarity with the performance standards and disclosure policy.