IMF's continued push for central bank independence criticised as undemocratic, unequal and for curtailing countries' capacity to respond to the pandemic.
Review maintains inadequate and inconsistent approach to economic and gender inequality, as well as climate change.
Mario Valencia of Latindadd explains the context of ongoing protests in Colombia following proposed tax increases from the IMF.
IMF gender research direction shifts away from macroeconomic drivers of gender inequality.
As the world struggles with divergent recovery paths from the pandemic, the IMF and World Bank once again failed to take the decisive action required during the Spring Meetings.
Analysis of the IMF and World Bank Development Commitee communiqué published on 9 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué published on 8 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
Analysis of the G20 communiqué published on 7 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
As the Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated and helped reveal pre-existing injustices and structural flaws in the global economy - and the IMF and World Bank proved unable to reverse course on broke policy prescriptions - calls for reforming the international financial and development architecture gained strength.
G24 communiqué (09 October): analysis, original document G20 finance ministers' communiqué (10 October): original document…
Sponsor: World Bank Group Chairs: Merza Hasan (WB Executive Director, MENA Constituency), Lindsay Coates (Acting…
In July 2012 NGOs called on governments to pivot away from funding the Bank-housed Climate…
Information on the private sector and the CIFs taken from each section of CIF Monitor…
Climate Investment Funds Monitor 7 25 April 2013 This briefing, including references, can also be…
The UK should not increase its contribution to IDA in the current replenishment. Instead, it should focus on achieving substantial reforms of the World Bank and IFC in key areas, including health, gender, climate and energy, and the private sector, and in radically improving the legitimacy, transparency and accountability of the institution.
Summary of seminar held at the Civil Society Forum during the 2010 World Bank/ IMF spring meetings.