Reports expose the scale of damage caused by PPPs, adding weight to broader concerns around the Bank’s aggressive promotion of them.
As the IFC increases investments in for-profit, commercial education, CSO RESULTS finds this marginalises the poor and calls on the IFC to enhance free public education instead.
152 CSOs call demand World Bank halt its aggressive support of PPPs, publicaly recognise their significant risks.
Notes from a PPP civil society strategy session taking place during the week of the World Bank/IMF annual meetings 2016.
A US Congresswoman has called for an end to the World Bank’s investments in water privatisation until a robust evaluation has taken place.
Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank CSO Forum at the 2016 spring meetings on the role of the World Bank as standard setters for public-private partnerships.
Public-private partnerships are pushed in Africa, but the risks and costs must be fully understood and minimised, including the impact on the poor.
New report reveals IMF policy in the MENA region has remained unchanged after the 2011 Arab uprising, despite its rhetoric for change towards inclusive growth.
The World Bank continues its strong marketing push for PPPs, despite concerns raised by IMF, IEG, civil society and the Bank’s own publications.
Shayda Naficy argues that water infrastructure and distribution should be financed and managed by public entities rather than through privatisation.