The Independent Redress Mechanism (IRM) addresses complaints by people who believe they are negatively affected or may be affected by projects or programmes funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The IRM also accepts requests for reconsideration from developing countries whose funding proposals have been denied by the GCF Board.
IRM 2021 Annual Report
The IRM is now widely acknowledged as a mechanism that is setting new global standards in the field. The IRM's 2021 Annual Report gives an overview of its activities in 2021 and plans for 2022.Read more
Self-Assessment Report of the IRM
In “Remedy in Development Finance,” the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) recommends that Independent Accountability Mechanisms (IAMs) assess themselves against the eight effectiveness criteria of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). In this report, the IRM presents a self-assessment of its performance against the 82 indicators set out by OHCHR.Read more