UN organisations build consensus on need to expand fiscal space, as IMF and World Bank continue to push austerity.
As the Bretton Woods Institutions reach 75, much-needed critical reflection is still missing.
World Bank’s new draft FCV strategy fails to detail how Bank will address negative impacts of its orthodox policies on drivers of conflict.
UN releases Guiding Principles on human rights impact assessments of economic reforms, begging the question of how the IMF will respond.
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.
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.
International community fails to deliver on 'Loss & Damage' while poorest countries become further indebted.
CIFs indefinitely postpone decision on when they will close, prompting concerns CIFs recapitalisation drive will rival GCF replenishment.
Notes from the IMF and World Bank 2019 Spring Meetings official session on 14 April on international taxation challenges in Africa.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 12 April on the changing international tax landscape from a feminist perspective and challenging IFIs’ role in shaping it at the World Bank and IMF's 2019 Spring Meetings.
Bank and GCF finalise framework agreement, meaning nine co-financed projects can go forward.
GCF’s permanent trustee will chosen through open bidding process with final decision expected to be taken in October
Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors submits letter to the IMF expressing concerns about impacts of Fund's policies on social protection.
Notes of a 2017 IMF and World Bank spring meetings session on the BWIs and inequality, 21 April