The World Bank’s Inspection Panel is the grievance mechanism for projects supported by the World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA).
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The IBRD focuses on middle income and credit-worthy poor countries and IDA focuses on the poorest countries in the world. The Inspection Panel investigates compliance with World Bank policies and procedures during the design, appraisal and/or implementation of the project. The Inspection Panel does not have a problem‑solving function.