World Bank Staff Association's call for permanent cancellation of Spring Meetings and its CSPF raises long-standing concerns about the need for improved civil society engagement by the Bank and Fund.
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Analysis of this year's World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings: With international response to Covid-19 mired in geopolitical manoeuverings and resistance to systemic change, calls for alternatives grow.
Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué published on 17 April.
Analysis of the G20 communiqué published on 15 April.
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué, issued on 16 April, from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
Analysis of the G24 communiqué released on 14 April.
World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings take place amid a global health emergency which experts estimate could result in millions of deaths.
Looming financial crisis has roots in Bank's privatisation, financialisation and deregulation agenda.
CSO framework evaluates consequences of private sector activity on right to health.
World Bank's ‘innovative’ health financing instrument proved to be slow and late.
Fund’s 15th review of quotas delayed as US blocks redistribution of voting rights.
Ukraine passes contentious draft land reform law under pressure from World Bank, IMF and EBRD.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 16 October on women's economic inequality and macroeconomic policy.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 17 October on the IMF’s approach to gender.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 18 October on the role of the IMF in tackling climate risk.
Fears of further clampdown on protesters emerge as Zimbabwe implements Fund-backed economic reforms.