B.22/22: Guidelines and procedures of the Independent Redress Mechanism
The Board, having considered document GCF/B.22/11 titled “Procedures and Guidelines of the Independent Redress Mechanism”:
- Adopts the Procedures and Guidelines of the Independent Redress Mechanism (Procedures and Guidelines) as set out in annex II to document GCF/B.22/11;
- Decides that such Procedures and Guidelines shall take effect from the date of this decision and shall replace the interim procedures for the reconsideration of funding decisions adopted by decision B.13/24, paragraph (a), from the date of this decision in respect of requests for reconsideration of funding decisions submitted to the Independent Redress Mechanism following the date hereof;
- Decides to designate the Ethics and Audit Committee of the Board as the “Board Committee” under the Procedures and Guidelines and entrusts the said Committee with responsibility for matters relating to the Procedures and Guidelines of the Independent Redress Mechanism; and
- Requests the Head of the Independent Redress Mechanism, in consultation with the Ethics and Audit Committee, to consider options to facilitate the Board’s consideration of reports from the Independent Redress Mechanism containing its findings and recommendations relating to requests for reconsideration of funding decisions and grievances or complaints by those adversely affected or who may be affected by GCF projects or programmes, and to prepare appropriate guidelines for consideration by the Board by its twenty-fourth meeting.