Detailed analysis of the communiqués from the 2015 World Bank and IMF spring meetings.
Bretton Woods Project coverage of the 2015 spring meetings with links to analysis of the communiqués and notes of key civil society and official meetings.
New evidence from Oxfam, the Bretton Woods Project and other NGOs reveals the impact of IFC investments in financial intermediaries on global human rights.
A World Bank report calling for closer collaboration between mining and energy companies in Africa is criticised for underplaying risks and neglecting more efficient energy options for the poor.
World Bank is criticised for focusing on climate-smart agriculture, including industrial approaches, instead of more sustainable agroecological approaches.
The World Bank safeguards review leaves out key Bank lending mechanisms despite potential significant impacts, leading to questions around accountability.
New IMF report highlights the impact of legal barriers on women’s employment, as World Bank’s message on gender equality is undermined by the absence of a gender safeguard.
The World Bank and IMF have announced new facilities to support countries hit by public health disasters.
Chair: Peter Bakvis, International Trade Union Confederation, (US) Panellists: Caroline Gibu Gibu; Ciudadanos al Día…
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The IMF and Ghana have reached a long-anticipated loan agreement.
US has abstained from voting on an IFC investment in a forestry project in Mozambique, raising concerns about environmental and social impacts.
The World Bank's Inspection Panel has declined a request to investigate the use of forced and child labour in Uzbekistan.
The IMF has approved a $17.5 billion loan arrangement for Ukraine, however, it has been criticised for relying on debt forgiveness by its creditors.
The World Bank's Inspection Panel has found the Bank breached its own standards through its involvement in a Kenyan electricity project which has displaced Maasai communities.
Governors of the World Bank and IMF gather in Washington DC, from 17 to 19…