World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank's reactive independent accountability mechanisms cannot address harms caused by lack of proper due diligence in Alto Maipo.
IDA20 must take urgent action to ensure tangible support for economic transformation and decent jobs, and the establishment of a social protection fund.
Bretton Woods Project, Eurodad and Afrodad publish statement on the need for IDA20 replenishment to make an effective and meaningful contribution to recovery and resilience efforts.
Thousands of Indian farmers protest damaging World Bank and IMF-supported reforms to agriculture laws.
Alternative progressive solutions reached by democratic and inclusive multi-sectoral dialogue.
Amidst multiple financial and economic crises, a classic IMF intervention in Lebanon could exacerbate inequalities and social tensions.
The Bank’s new Africa energy strategy offers it an important chance to mainstream achieving SDG7 into its energy lending on the continent.
World Bank board approves Tanzania education loan amid pregnant schoolgirls re-admission ban.
Blog on who should have been selected as World Bank president, what they should do and the selection process generally.
In the following submission, the IMF and institutions of the World Bank Group, including the…
Every year the Bretton Woods Project highlights some of the most farcical remarks of Fund and Bank staff.
Friday 2nd October, 2015 To: President Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Managing Director Christine Lagarde,…
Bankspeak of the year 2014 celebrates some of the most ridiculous public remarks of Fund and Bank staff.
Bretton Woods Project comment on President Jim Yong Kim's blog on Oxfam America challenges the Bank's emphasis on private sector development
Just a month before releasing a new report on climate change and the need to "turn down the heat" (see Update 86), the Bank agreed a $50 million loan to the Chinese prefecture of Shangrao, located in the northeast of China's Jiangxi province, to build a new airport.
The Bretton Woods Project would like to sincerely thank the Honorable James M. Flaherty, Canada's finance minister, for his kind end June response to a letter we sent him about leadership selection at the IFIs.