Analysis and look-back of this year's World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings; CSOs remain unconvinced of Bank's capital increase while Fund deals with looming debt crisis.
On the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis, the World Bank and IMF have much to ponder ahead of the upcoming 2018 Spring Meetings.
Despite World Bank's One Planet Summit announcement that it will stop funding oil and gas extraction after 2019, it still has much to do to fully decarbonise its lending portfolio.
CSOs call on IFC to ensure new AIMM development impact framework includes human rights-based methodology and applies to entire portfolio.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2017.
While the Fund and Bank defended trade and globalisation, their rhetoric focused on the perils of inequality and need for inclusive growth
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.
Notes of a meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Melanie Robinson on 19 March 2018.
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