The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2019.
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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.
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’.
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.
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.
Significant concerns also remain about environmental and social impacts of mega-infrastructure project partially financed by World Bank.
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.”