New common framework for debt relief announced at G20 Leaders’ Summit maintains prominent role of IMF and fails to include World Bank debt relief.
Market-led policy approaches increasingly used to deal with both climate and health emergencies are failing to protect those most vulnerable.
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.
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 G20 communiqué published on 14 October from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
As the inability of Bank and Fund to adapt their policies in response to the Covid-19 pandemic becomes more evident, hope turns to the UN system and a radical restructure of the global international financial architecture.
The international financial system’s reliance upon credit ratings – usually based on dubious premises – needs urgent rethinking.
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.
Private creditors provided with IMF backing in Argentina negotiations as country enters into default.
Analysis of the G20 communiqué published on 15 April.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2019.
New energy policy sees European Investment Bank end support for unabated coal, oil and gas from 2021.