As the IMF celebrates the rise of VAT, women and those least able to pay are left behind in worsening inequality crisis.
IFC accused of violation of performance standards after alleged retaliatory action against workers.
World Bank and other MDBs fail to sign on to general declaration as multilateral leadership on solutions to climate, debt and inequality crises remains inadequate.
Case continues troubling trend of increased ISDS claims from fossil fuel industry.
Environmental groups and activists claim victory after years of campaigning.
Panel yet to rule on case filed in April despite receiving consultant's report.
CSOs call for IFC to close remaining loopholes in Green Equity Approach, after equity client chosen to pilot the initiative makes investment in coal plant expansion in Indonesia.
Civil society call on newly appointed CAO vice president to safeguard CAO’s independence and fight for full implementation of recent external review of IFC and MIGA accountability framework.
IMF programme would result in increased electricity prices and regressive consumer tax hikes amid rising cost of living.
Marrakesh was due to host 2021 meetings prior to announcement.
Egypt, Ukraine, South Africa and Ecuador have recently signed IMF loan programmes that involve severe austerity measures.
Civil society, trade unions and academics call for permanent end of Doing Business Report as World Bank suspends its publication due to data irregularities.