World Bank board to formalise contentious general capital increase at October Annual Meetings
Pinelopi Goldberg joins as the Bank’s chief economist and Imrana Jalal as the new chairperson of the Inspection Panel
As Jordan is engulfed in social unrest and political upheaval, questions are raised around the relationship between IMF conditionality and trends in instability.
In prioritising capital market expansion, the needs of the lowest income groups are not being effectively addressed through World Bank interventions.
Despite improvements, notes still contain gaps in key areas including human rights and climate action
UN Special Rapporteur publishes report on IMF and social protection, calls on Fund to practice what it preaches.
As the World Bank publishes a report calling for labour market deregulation, global trade unions fight back.
Reports expose the scale of damage caused by PPPs, adding weight to broader concerns around the Bank’s aggressive promotion of them.
IEO produces fragility evaluation on IMF and finds major staff incentive issues and other concerns, questioning Fund's credibility of its commitments in this area.
New IEG report raises questions about the Bank’s ability to use findings from evaluations to inform its operations.
Analysis and look-back of this year's World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings; CSOs remain unconvinced of Bank's capital increase while Fund deals with looming debt crisis.
Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué issued on 21 April, from the 2018 World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings, Washington DC.