We are delighted to welcome Petra Kjell as the new head of the Project’s work programme on climate and the environment, human rights and social impacts, taking over from Ama Marston. Petra has extensive policy and advocacy experience in UK organisations, such as Progressio and the new economics foundation (nef), as well as a strong track record of advocacy and publications on climate change. Petra has also worked in Tanzania coordinating the country office of NGO Frontier. She holds a Masters in development studies from SOAS at the University of London, and a Bachelors in social sciences from the University of Stockholm, in Sweden.
World Bank & IMF in the news
Despite the World Bank’s commitment to move away from funding coal, a series of loopholes in its financial intermediary lending remain that will continue to allow finance to support coal power projects.