We are delighted to welcome Clare Woodford as the new communications and research officer of the Bretton Woods Project, taking over from Ana Paula Canestrelli. Clare has extensive communications, project management, policy and advocacy experience for UK health NGOs, including health sector Carers UK, andthe NHS Confederation. She has also worked in capacity building in northern Nigeria. She holds a Masters from the University of Manchester (International Development).
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.
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