Monthly Archives: November 2013

Future of public climate finance: What should happen to the Climate Investment Funds?

In a new blog, posted on TripleCrisis the Bretton Woods Project outlines why the Green Climate Fund, rather than the Climate Investment Funds should be the main channel to distribute climate finance.

Response letter to World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim re: IFC investment in the financial sector

This letter was written to respond to a World Bank 18 April reply to a March civil society letter about an audit of the International Finance Corporation’s lending to the financial sector. The over 50 groups signed on to the letter believe the IFC’s response is inadequate and urge the Bank’s president to insist the IFC do more to address the audit’s findings.

Iran moves to normalise relations with World Bank

Despite initiating World Bank loan repayments , and having its status upgraded by the Bank, Iran’s politicians continue to reinforce the harmful impact of sanctions on the country’s economy.