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GCF’s Independent Redress Mechanism

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.

The IRM aims to provide recourse to affected people in a way that is fair, effective and transparent, and enhances the performance of GCF and its projects and programmes. The IRM offers problem solving and compliance processes as a means to redress. Compliance processes are undertaken only when a project or programme of the GCF potentially has not complied with GCF's policies and procedures. These include environmental and social safeguards. As an independent body, the IRM reports directly to the GCF Board.

Learn more about our work

Retaliation Brochure

What is retaliation and how can you report if you are affected? The GCF provides protection through the IRM and the Independent Integrity Unit (IIU). Both Units have produced a joint brochure where you can find detailed information about retaliation and protection measures. 

2019 Annual Report

The IRM is excited to release our 2019 Annual Report. This report gives an overview of last year's activities, facts, figures and other details about our work.

IRM: Opening doors to Accountability and Redress

Information Brochures

Filing a complaint with the IRM is easy. Need more details? Please see the IRM's complaints brochure in any of the languages below:

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