New common framework for debt relief announced at G20 Leaders’ Summit maintains prominent role of IMF and fails to include World Bank debt relief.
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Market-led policy approaches increasingly used to deal with both climate and health emergencies are failing to protect those most vulnerable.
Alternative progressive solutions reached by democratic and inclusive multi-sectoral dialogue.
The world awaits to see whether Trump’s defeat will result in the end of the 'America First' approach and a democratisation of the IMF and World Bank and the multilateral system.
As the IMF celebrates the rise of VAT, women and those least able to pay are left behind in worsening inequality crisis.
The rising power of the private sector has undermined debt justice and much-needed pandemic response capacity, while IFIs' calls for sustainable recovery at the Annual Meetings fall flat.
Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué published on 16 October from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué, issues on 15 October, from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
The Bretton Woods Project is looking for a Project Officer to support the Bretton Woods Project team in monitoring the work of the IMF, supporting critical civil society communities, and advocating for transformational change.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum Session on 2 October.
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.
The IMF provides various types of loans to member governments. This background article explains how IMF lending works and sets out the differences between the main types of IMF lending.
Notes from Civil Society Policy Forum at the 2020 IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings 29 September session on corruption and Covid-19 recovery.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 1 October.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 28 September.