Analysis of the G20's press briefing on 12 October, following the Fourth Ministerial Meeting of Argentina's G20 Presidency, in Nusa Dua, Bali.
Civil society finds lack of progressivity at first tax and development conference hosted by Tax Platform, as governments are left out of political negotiations and hopes of G77 for global tax body appear to fizzle out.
Panel received request to investigate allegations related to proposed World Bank loan in 2017.
GCF’s permanent trustee will chosen through open bidding process with final decision expected to be taken in October
CSOs urge investors to divest from private school provider Bridge International Academies; IFC remains investor, despite WDR’s concerns with private education.
While there is scope to improve IMF operations in all fragile states, ahead of the forthcoming publication of the IMF IEO review of IMF work in fragile states, there is one fundamental change it must make to transform its effectiveness in fragile states: wherever it is possible, it must be present. No country should be left out.
Civil society was out in full force during annual meetings challenging the IMF’s claims that it is reducing economic and gender inequality.
CEPR report found that two-thirds of extreme poverty during past 25 years took place in China, which did not follow World Bank and IMF neoliberal policies.
Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors submits letter to the IMF expressing concerns about impacts of Fund's policies on social protection.
152 CSOs call demand World Bank halt its aggressive support of PPPs, publicaly recognise their significant risks.
The World Bank and IMF are intensifying their work on tax under the Platform for Collaboration on Tax, yet civil society is cautious about embracing tax policy advice coming from the Bretton Woods Institutions.
Despite making some positive changes, the IMF and World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework review has ignored fundamental issues, as risk of new crises persist.