World Bank water privatisation push in Africa criticised by civil society that are calling for a rights-based approach.
Bank and GCF finalise framework agreement, meaning nine co-financed projects can go forward.
World Bank appoints Alison Evans as new IEG Director General and Ramanie Kunanayagam as Inspection Panel member
BWP will provide analysis of the ministerial meetings’ communiqués, notes from CSPF seminars and more on BWP’s Dispatch page.
Despite years of preparation, civil society organisations remain unconvinced that reform of Bank’s safeguards has been for the better
The Doing Business Report 2019 criticised by civil society over its promotion of deregulation and low business tax.
A new UN report shines light on how IMF and World Bank support for privatisation contributes to the elimination of human rights
International Finance Corporation announced new ‘green equity’ policy to encourage financial intermediaries to divest from coal, while Bank pulled plug on mooted Kosovo coal project.
Defenders in Development Campaign welcomes IFC’s position on retaliation against human rights defenders in development but call for more specific actions
As IFC launches consultation on draft Principles, its declining development outcome performance as 'first impact investor' provides useful point of departure.
Plaintiffs make case for ending IFC's 'absolute immunity'
Uneven votes shares and global power imbalances shape the IMF voting shares, as it prepares to shake up its voting quotas