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.
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.
Concerns raised about IMF conditions pushing women back into poverty and informal work.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2019.
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.
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