Evaluation

IFI governance

Background

Engaging citizens for better development results

Notes from IEG-sponsored citizen's engagement civil society policy forum session - 19 April

20 April 2017 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Guide to the IMF's Independent Evaluation Office

Understanding the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF, including how it works and how civil society can input into its evaluations.

2 February 2015 | Inside the institutions

IFI governance

Analysis

World Bank results: "box-ticking" on gender, weak monitoring and evaluation

A new IEG report highlights persistent concerns with the World Bank’s monitoring and evaluation systems and ‘sluggish’ management response, and raises questions about the effectiveness of the Bank’s integration of gender within its operations.

29 June 2016

Finance

Analysis

Where is the public in PPPs? Analysing the World Bank’s support for public-private partnerships

A review of the World Bank’s support for public-private partnerships by the Independent Evaluation Group reveals a lack of proven poverty impacts.

29 September 2014

Private Sector

News

Civil society letter re: the IFC and lessons learned

A letter from civil society in response to the IFC's lesson learned briefing

13 June 2014 | Letter

Finance

News

Program-for-Results review launched

The Bank is launching a review of the controversial Program-for-Results instrument which was approved in early 2012.

27 February 2014

IFI governance

Background

The IFC’s development outcome tracking system

Since 2005 the International Finance Corporation (IFC, the Bank’s private sector arm) has used the Development Outcome Tracking System (DOTS) to track the development impact of all its investments and advisory work

23 January 2014 | Inside the institutions

IFI governance

News

IEO announces new evaluation on IMF crisis response

The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) announces new evaluation on the IMF's response to the global financial crisis

2 December 2013

IFI governance

Analysis

Memorandum to the International Development Committee

In written evidence submitted to the UK parliament's International Development Committee, we argue that further reform of the World Bank is needed.

26 June 2013 | Briefing

Infrastructure

Analysis

World Bank says "stars are aligned" for large infrastructure

The World Bank, in conjunction with the G20, is reinvigorating its infrastructure focus, paying particular attention to leveraging resources from the private sector and investing in fragile and conflict affected states. It announced a return to big hydropower projects, despite continued concerns about projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala and Uganda.

26 June 2013