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
EarthRights International examines how the Jam v. IFC case has helped to shift the landscape of accountability for international financial institutions by successfully challenging their claim to “absolute” immunity in US courts, potentially opening IFC up to further legal challenges in future.