This book looks at the shift since the 1980s away from state-financed and towards privatised international infrastructure projects. An interdisciplinary group of contributors look at the relationship between privatisation and human rights in diverse national settings and in multiple sectors of the economy. These issues are explored through international organisation frameworks and internal policies, legislative guides, contracts, and public-private partnerships. The roles of the World Bank, MIGA, export credit agencies, the UN Commission on International Trade Law, credit ratings agencies, international banks, TNCs, NGOs, community groups and state agencies are examined.A. The In-House World Bank Track The a#39;internal tracka#39; of the Bank policy went through several important landmarks. ... The in-house opponents to adopting Bank guidelines argued that population displacement-cumrelocation was a local/ country issue, about ... for this group, a a#39;packagea#39; of special measures, to be described in a new instrument integral to the project: the a#39;resettlement action plana#39; (RAP).
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