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IMF and World Bank continue to undermine gender equality through bulk of macroeconomic policy advice.
Despite years of preparation, civil society organisations remain unconvinced that reform of Bank’s safeguards has been for the better
As IMF increases Argentina loan, its policies continue to ignore root causes of crisis with predictable impacts for Argentinians
This Inside the Institutions looks at IMF surveillance and explores its role in influencing countries' macroeconomic policies .
The Doing Business Report 2019 criticised by civil society over its promotion of deregulation and low business tax.
A new UN report shines light on how IMF and World Bank support for privatisation contributes to the elimination of human rights
International Finance Corporation announced new ‘green equity’ policy to encourage financial intermediaries to divest from coal, while Bank pulled plug on mooted Kosovo coal project.
Defenders in Development Campaign welcomes IFC’s position on retaliation against human rights defenders in development but call for more specific actions
As IFC launches consultation on draft Principles, its declining development outcome performance as 'first impact investor' provides useful point of departure.
Plaintiffs make case for ending IFC's 'absolute immunity'
Uneven votes shares and global power imbalances shape the IMF voting shares, as it prepares to shake up its voting quotas
The World Bank-funded International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes has published its proposed changes to its rules for resolving disputes between states and foreign investors, with ongoing consultation.
IMF's new chief economist views on exchange rates considered unorthodox
Malaysian workers certify union of choice despite efforts of IFC-backed company.
BWP publishes Dispatch as civil society organise alternative events during IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali