From 9 to 11 October Peru is hosting this year’s World Bank and IMF annual meetings, where their governors will gather in Lima. To coincide, a coalition of almost twenty Peruvian CSOs has organised an alternative summit (from 7 to 9 October), titled ¿Trabajando por un mundo libre pobreza?, inviting participants from around the world to discuss the role of international financial institutions and alternative approaches. A dedicated page on our website will provide analysis of the communiqués, notes from CSO meetings – including seminars held at the alternative summit – background information on the annual meetings, the summit and CSO mobilisation.
This briefing emphasises the interdependence between the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement, in terms of ensuring that all new infrastructure is climate resilient and aligned with the low- or zero-carbon pathways required to avert catastrophic climate change – which would render achieving the SDGs impossible.
World Bank Enabling the Business of Agriculture rankings prescribe land privatisation at the expense of family farmers, pastoralists, and Indigenous Peoples.
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