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World Bank’s Inspection Panel

The World Bank’s Inspection Panel is the grievance mechanism for projects supported by the World Bank's International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA).

world bank inspection panelThe IBRD focuses on middle income and credit-worthy poor countries and IDA focuses on the poorest countries in the world. The Inspection Panel investigates compliance with World Bank policies and procedures during the design, appraisal and/or implementation of the project. The Inspection Panel does not have a problem‑solving function.

For more information on how the Inspection Panel works, see the brochure.