On 21 October the Georgetown University Law CAROLA, BWP and the Bank Information Center hosted a one-day conference entitled Bretton Woods at 75 and the future of multilateralism.
This Inside the Institutions looks at IMF surveillance and explores its role in influencing countries' macroeconomic policies .
Leadership of the IMF and World Bank has been guided by a historical 'gentleman's agreement' between Europe and the United States. What does this agreement entail? And how could it be reformed?
The IMF and World Bank continue to be amongst the most relevant and significant powerful norm-setters, convenors, knowledge-holders and influencers of the international development and financial landscape. This Inside the Institutions sets-out some of the most common criticisms of the World Bank and IMF under three broad lenses: democratic governance, human rights and the environment.
The Bretton Woods Institutions are the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). They were set up at a meeting of 43 countries in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA in July 1944. Their aims were to help rebuild the shattered postwar economy and to promote international economic cooperation.
Isabel Alvarez and Ella Hopkins join the Bretton Woods Project as Communications Manager and Gender Project Officer, respectively
This Inside the Institutions looks at the role of the World Bank in carbon finance initiatives
The Bretton Woods Project Steering Group meets on a regular basis to advise and review Project activities.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 16 October on women's economic inequality and macroeconomic policy.
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.
Notes from CSPF on 18 October on the growing trend of directing public finance to support business in healthcare.
Notes from the CSPF on 15 October on the World Bank’s Forest commitments and ways forward to address challenges and weaknesses identified.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 17 October on the IMF’s approach to gender.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 18 October on the role of the IMF in tackling climate risk.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 15 October on independent accountability mechanisms, with a focus on the World Bank’s Inspection Panel and Compliance Advisor Ombudsman.
This Civil Society Policy Forum Session was co-sponsored by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce,…