This Inside the Institutions examines the recent and ongoing reforms at the IMF and World Bank, and places them in context of existing structures and processes.
This Inside the Institutions looks at the World Bank's new global practices and cross-cutting solutions areas that were established to improve how staff share knowledge internally and externally.
This Inside the Institutions looks at the World Bank's new country engagement model, including the systematic country diagnostic and country partnership framework.
Understanding the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF, including how it works and how civil society can input into its evaluations.
What’s the issue? Energy is a crucial economic sector which has a disproportionate influence on…
World Bank trust funds are financing arrangements through which the Bank and other donors provide development finance. This Inside the Institutions looks at the three types of Bank trust funds, including applicability of the Bank's safeguards.
The World Bank group supports the growth of the green bond market through the IBRD and the IFC to “catalyse the market through strategic issuances of green bonds based on their triple-A ratings.”
Every year the IMF produces numerous publications, however, there is ambiguity concerning the extent Fund documents are representative of the IMF’s institutional views or dictate how the IMF is supposed to execute policy.
Notes of a UK CSO meeting with DFID on the annual meetings and the IDA process 23 September 2016.
Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings on the role of management in ensuring development banks responds appropriately to community complaints.
Notes from a side event on implementation of the new World Bank environmental and social framework, which took place during the World Bank-IMF 2016 annual meetings.
Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings discussing lessons learned from the World Bank Group’s experiences with high risk projects, safeguards, gender equality, Indigenous Peoples, and environmental and social management systems, and how these should be applied to the Green Climate Fund.
Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings launching a new report on bonds issuance in Nigeria, Zambia and Ghana, followed by a panel discussion on government bonds as a debt issue.
Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings exploring the link between tax incentives, reduced revenue mobilization and inequality, as well as addressing tax capacity building efforts.
Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings exploring the issue of vulture funds from various angles, as well as possible solutions.
Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings discussing how financial globalisation can allow crises to spread far more quickly and widely than ever before.