Despite making some positive changes, the IMF and World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework review has ignored fundamental issues, as risk of new crises persist.
BWP's analysis of this year's IMF and World Bank annual meetings; hopeful growth forecasts tampered by medium-term concerns, with US anti-multilateralism finally hitting Bank and Fund.
BWP analysis of the Development Committee Communiqué issued on 14 October, as part of this year's World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings.
Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meeting Civil Society Policy Forum session on energy access, 11 October.
Bretton Woods Dispatch of the 2017 annual meetings in Washington DC pre-meeting analysis of the key issues for the week.
Bretton Woods Meetings Dispatch of the 2017 annual meetings in Washington DC with CSPF programme and notes from key civil society and official meetings.
Bretton Woods Meetings Dispatch of the 2017 annual meetings in Washington DC with official meetings and programmes and analysis of the communiqués.
Global Gender-Based Violence Task Force releases report with recommendations for World Bank, CSOs concerned over its limited mandate while questions remain whether the recommendations will have a discernible impact on the Bank’s approach to GBV.
In October, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced the appointment of Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive officer of IBRD and IDA.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 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.
Forced labour victim and human rights defenders have filed a complaint with CAO, alleging that IFC knowingly finances a company benefiting from forced labour.
Notes of a meeting with World Bank executive director Gwen Hines in October 2014.
Notes of a meeting on matching money and expertise at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
A World Bank blog about the benefits of private schooling has been contravened by a UN committee and heavily criticised by civil society
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