CAO initiates investigation following complaint related to IFC-funded Bridge International Academies in Kenya.
CSOs express concerns at congressional hearing about pending IFC capital increase.
Ukraine passes contentious draft land reform law under pressure from World Bank, IMF and EBRD.
Move comes after concerted civil society campaign calling for ‘fossil-free EIB’.
CAO convenes process after February complaint alleged land grabbing, negative livelihood impacts.
Bank responds to allegations with investigation into whether its China lending could be going to internment camps.
IFC equity investment linked to development of key Brazilian transport corridor, leading to accelerated deforestation in the area.
Bretton Woods Institutions found to share responsibility for social unrest leading to serious human rights violations.
CSO fear World Bank board will compromise, undermining Inspection Panel powers.
Effectiveness of IMF’s approach questioned, as Argentina undergoes technical default.
Fears of further clampdown on protesters emerge as Zimbabwe implements Fund-backed economic reforms.
Juergen Voegele was appointed in July, replacing outgoing climate director John Roome.