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.
World Bank support for a draft mining law in Haiti is criticised for lack of stakeholder engagement, as civil society fears that the plan will do little to protect local communities.
The World Bank's push for water privatisation in Nigeria is harming people's access to safe, affordable water.
The Global Financing Facility, hosted by the World Bank, aims to scale up support for sexual and reproductive health, however, concerns remain that funds may be transferred from existing programmes.
New research reveals that Bank’s private sector arm, the IFC's Heath in Africa initiative is benefitting wealthy elites not the poorest.
For decades, the Arab region has embarked on a series of IMF-prescribed energy subsidy reforms, which have contributed to increased poverty levels.
This week, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) gathers in Barbados for the eighth meeting since its inception.
World Bank’s Inspection Panel's new pilot process has left some 9,000 evicted people in Nigeria without adequate remedy, allowing the Bank to avoid accountability
World Bank’s new draft environmental and social framework is criticised as a step backwards that could lower the standards for the international development community.
The Bank has produced mixed results on reproductive health; it is imperative that as the post 2015 agenda is set, it maintains the funding and political profile of this hugely impactful public health issue.
New analysis reveals the IMF’s increasing use of controversial conditions attached to loans.