Despite continued public rhetoric about importance of civil society engagement, Bank is yet to commit to holding a public consultation period on its Paris alignment approach.
Asian Development Bank
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.
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.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2017.
Co-financing arrangements and increased World Bank-AIIB cooperation on mega-infrastructure projects represent a dangerous global trend that threatens human rights and locks in a failed development model.
A revised Clean Technology Fund (CTF) pipeline management and cancellation policy has been approved. A document outlining further details on the proposed “CTF 2.0” will be discussed. Approval for reallocation of funds for a Morocco project was challenged by Germany and the decision postponed.
Civil society voices concern about continued support for fossil gas under the policy.
152 CSOs call demand World Bank halt its aggressive support of PPPs, publicaly recognise their significant risks.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2018.
Notes from the opening plenary of the inaugural Global Infrastructure Forum, during the World Bank/IMF spring meetings 2016.
Notes of a meeting on how to make PPPs work at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
IFC funded 4,000 MW coal plant Tata Mundra in India is to be investigated by ADB for negative social and environmental impacts.
Several new appointments as part of the restructure for the implementation of the World Bank’s new strategy.
An April report by US NGO Gender Action compared IFIs’ gender policies, ranking the World Bank, after the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Asian Development Bank.