GCF’s permanent trustee will chosen through open bidding process with final decision expected to be taken in October
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Complaint is latest in a series of environmental & social concerns raised about Southern Gas Corridor
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.
Civil society finds lack of progressivity at first tax and development conference hosted by Tax Platform, as governments are left out of political negotiations and hopes of G77 for global tax body appear to fizzle out.
Stephen Kidd critiques Bretton Woods Institutions' approach to targeted social protection systems, arguing the poor lose out the most.
The World Bank’s report on public spending in Brazil raises serious questions about the methodology used and relevance of the report’s focus on fiscal consolidation in light of its own admission that the deterioration of Brazil’s fiscal situation is due principally to the recession.
World Bank publishes GBV Action Plan for developing-country projects, while internal sexual harassment cases from 1980s are brought to World Bank Ombudsman.
CSOs call on IFC to ensure new AIMM development impact framework includes human rights-based methodology and applies to entire portfolio.
World Bank ESF draft Guidance Notes for Borrowers continue to concern civil society
CSOs urge investors to divest from private school provider Bridge International Academies; IFC remains investor, despite WDR’s concerns with private education.
IEG report casts doubt on Bank’s progress on its own shared prosperity goal as civil society raises concerns about Bank's approach to inclusive growth
While there is scope to improve IMF operations in all fragile states, ahead of the forthcoming publication of the IMF IEO review of IMF work in fragile states, there is one fundamental change it must make to transform its effectiveness in fragile states: wherever it is possible, it must be present. No country should be left out.