What we’ve learned by tracking COVID-19 relief financing for two years

COVID-19 DFI Tracker
COVID-19 DFI Tracker for South Caucasus & Central Asia Region, also available in Russian.
  • In Armenia, the EWS data is being used by the Center for Rights Development in their analysis of government spending on healthcare in response to COVID-19.
  • In Asia Pacific, IAP, NGO Forum on ADB and the Coalition for Human Rights in Development hosted a webinar to highlight trends for Asia-Pacific tracked by the Early Warning System, and findings from the three country studies in India, Bangladesh, and the Philippines, continuing to support advocacy to make the Asian Development Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and their borrower and clients more transparent and accountable in their COVID-19 response.
Investments by IFIs in Brazil in 2020
  • In Brazil, with our partners Institute of Socioeconomic Studies (INESC) and Instituto Maíra in Brazil, the EWS data was used in a report, available in Portuguese and English, that shows how development bank funds during the first year of the pandemic were not properly focused on the most at-risk populations and only poorly related to projects concerned with climate and environment issues.
  • In Colombia, the EWS data was used to study investments related to austerity and will be featured in the upcoming report, How International Financial Institutions support the drop in social (and environmental) expenses in Colombia.
The criminal system in Jamaica and investments of public financial institutions in times of COVID-19

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IAP is a human and environmental rights organization that works with communities, civil society and social movements to change how today’s development is done.