We are delighted that Rachel Whitworth has joined the Bretton Woods Project as our new policy researcher. Rachel holds a Masters in violence, conflict and development from the University of London (SOAS) and a bachelor’s degree in modern history from Oxford University. Rachel joins us from the policy and campaigns teams at Tearfund, and also has valuable experience gained through working in several African countries, and at ODI. Her position is shared with the UK Aid Network.
World Bank & IMF in the news
This briefing explains how the IMF and World Bank have driven the financialisation of MENA states, and the pervasive negative effects this has had on the region’s societies and economies.
Joint civil society briefing paper highlights concerns with the World Bank’s Evolution Roadmap, and provides a series of recommendations for a Roadmap that prioritises people, participation and the planet over profit and economic growth.