Summary of the Analytical Study for the Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Involuntary Resettlement (Draft for Consultation)

Institutional Document | November 2021

This document is a summary of a detailed comparison between all key statements in the Involuntary Resettlement policy provisions of selected multilateral financial institutions.

The draft analytical study identifies convergences and differences, as well as strengths and weaknesses, and highlighted many critical issues involving operational and conceptual challenges on involuntary resettlement. These findings are being used to develop recommendations for consideration during the consultations with internal and external stakeholders for the Safeguard Policy Statement’s review and update process.


  • Introduction of the Safeguard Policy Review and Update
  • Purpose and Scope of the Study
  • Overview of the Current SPS Policy Principles and Requirements for Involuntary Resettlement 
  • Summary of Benchmarking
  • Next Steps

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • Safeguards
  • 9
  • 8.5 x 11

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