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Parallel to the online consultation, the IDB will host public consultations expected to take place in December in Washington D.C.
Additionally, an initial round table was conducted in the Caribbean, with expert organizations in transparency matters from Barbados, Bahamas, Surinam, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, and Jamaica.
The IDB will create Policy Draft, incorporating the information and materials received.
Six in-person meetings, expected in February and March of 2020, in our borrowing-member countries, and IDB headquarters in Washington.
With the information and materials collected in both phases, the draft of the new Access to Information Policy is expected to be presented in July of 2020 to the IDB Executive Directory.
To enhance even more the culture of openness and transparency at the IDB, and strenghten our relationship with other development stakeholders, under the framework of our IDB-Civil Society Engagement Strategy.
The IDB updated its Access to Information Policy in 2011, with a new divulgation focus, based on four principles:
This initiative fortified the IDB’s culture of openness and accountability in its operations. Since then, we have encouraged a better understanding of our mission and function with regards to transparency. The implementation of this Policy has improved over the years, as it is evidenced in a study from Publish What You Fund, the global campaign for transparency in development and aid, positioning the IDB with the highest score.