The World Bank and IMF are intensifying their work on tax under the Platform for Collaboration on Tax, yet civil society is cautious about embracing tax policy advice coming from the Bretton Woods Institutions.
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.
The World Bank continues to push climate and disaster insurance programmes, despite concerns that such schemes are being ‘oversold’ and do not address the root challenges of making countries more resilient to climate change.
IEG report on the World Bank’s domestic resource mobilisation work finds ad hoc approach focused on creating an enabling business environment while doing little to address equity issues.
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.
The Bretton Woods Project's review of the most important developments at the World Bank and IMF in 2016.
Notes from IEG-sponsored citizen's engagement civil society policy forum session - 19 April
Notes from a side event on citizen engagement in World Bank operations, which took place during the World Bank-IMF 2016 annual meetings.
A report by the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group has criticised the Bank’s track record in rating the risks of development policy loans.
The World Bank's delayed forest action plan is expected to be open for stakeholder comments for two weeks during the autumn.
Panelists: Caroline Heider (Director-General Evaluation and Senior Vice President, IEG, World Bank Group), Edith Jibunoh…
Independent Evaluation Group highlights lack of gender integration in World Bank social safety net projects
In November 2013 the World Bank board approved a proposed new framework on procurement for its clients.
Minutes from a side event with the World Bank safeguards team presenting an update on the review process during the World Bank/IMF annual meetings 2013.