Newly published self-congratulatory IMF policy paper on impacts of loan programmes on social protection is self-referential and ignores available evidence.
Analysis of the official communiqués from the 2017 World Bank-IMF spring meetings, Washington DC.
BWP briefing explores gender dimensions of IMF’s key fiscal policy advice on resource mobilisation in developing countries, in particular on Value-Added Tax.
Bretton Woods Project coverage of the 2017 spring meetings in Washington DC with analysis of the communiqués and notes from key civil society and official meetings.
The World Bank closed a Uganda road project after serious problems were revealed, however, civil society remain concerned that the Bank’s response will not lead to meaningful change.
As the IFC sets out a new strategy, CAO and CSO reports have raised further criticism over its investment in financial intermediaries, and a new law suit challenges its immunity.
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.
The IFC’s push for the PPP model, as well as its preference for healthcare ‘provision’ and the results-based payment approach, collectively undermine the human right to universal healthcare and the achievement of the SDGs.
Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank 2017 spring meetings on MDB actions on climate change and forests.
Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank 2017 spring meetings on energy access.
Notes of a 2017 IMF and World Bank spring meetings session on the BWIs and inequality, 21 April
Notes of 21 April 2017 spring meetings CSPF session on implementation of new environmental and social framework.
Notes from 2017 World Bank and IMF spring meetings session of IEO and its future work programme,
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum Session at the 2017 World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings on IMF and World Bank programmes in the MENA Region.
Notes from IEG-sponsored citizen's engagement civil society policy forum session - 19 April
Notes from a 2017 Spring Meetings event of BWP on Making Tax Work for Women's Rights, 19 April