This year’s World Social Forum, which took place at the time of publication in Porto Alegre, Brazil from 26-31 January, hosted a number of World Bank/IMF related workshops and events. For information about which people and groups were there and IFI related events, visit IFIwatchnet.
BWP briefing explores gender dimensions of IMF’s key fiscal policy advice on resource mobilisation in developing countries, in particular on Value-Added Tax.
The IFC’s push for the PPP model, as well as its preference for healthcare ‘provision’ and the results-based payment approach, collectively undermine the human right to universal healthcare and the achievement of the SDGs.
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