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.
Civil society deeply concerned about lack of transparency and consultation in ongoing reviews of World Bank's accountability mechanisms.
The present IMF leadership 'contest' makes a mockery of the institution's multilateral character and further diminishes its legitimacy.
As the IMF publishes new SDG site, meaningful policy realignment remains lacking while business-as-usual continues at IMF.
General Secretary of Tunisia's largest trade union calls for an overhaul of the IMF's approach to bring about socially just expansionary policies, after strikes overturn IMF-backed wage bill
Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat
As inequality in Asia continues to deepen, civil society renews calls for IMF and World Bank to be held accountable for exacerbating inequality.
Two main agreements reached by the G20 in its recent meeting held in London that should be welcomed: The reliance on a renewed leadership of the IMF and Multilateral Development Banks to support the countries that will be affected by the world recession within a new regulatory framework of international finance; and the final elimination of tax havens all over the world, aiming at protecting fiscal income.
In 2003 the World Bank approved a $40 million loan for the Nura river clean-up project in central Kazakhstan, however without the World Bank’s respect for basic public participation and environmental impact assessment standards, the project is at risk of causing unexpected and badly mitigated effects.
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