As the world struggles with divergent recovery paths from the pandemic, the IMF and World Bank once again failed to take the decisive action required during the Spring Meetings.
Other International Financial Institutions
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.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2019.
World Bank supports hydropower building spree in Manipur, threatening local communities’ livelihoods in the process.
New energy policy sees European Investment Bank end support for unabated coal, oil and gas from 2021.
BWP publishes essay series reflecting on the legacy of 75 years of IMF and World Bank policies and power.
This briefing emphasises the interdependence between the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement, in terms of ensuring that all new infrastructure is climate resilient and aligned with the low- or zero-carbon pathways required to avert catastrophic climate change – which would render achieving the SDGs impossible.
Significant concerns also remain about environmental and social impacts of mega-infrastructure project partially financed by World Bank.
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’.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 10 April, which looked at sustainable infrastructure from fiscal, rights and climate lenses.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2018.
Panel received request to investigate allegations related to proposed World Bank loan in 2017.
A June petition signed by more than 120,000 people called on IFIs, “to immediately stop funding for projects that are located in protected areas.”
EBRD approves €500 million loan for TAP, as Italy announces it will review its support for project
152 CSOs call demand World Bank halt its aggressive support of PPPs, publicaly recognise their significant risks.