IDA20 must take urgent action to ensure tangible support for economic transformation and decent jobs, and the establishment of a social protection fund.
World Bank Group
IMF gender research direction shifts away from macroeconomic drivers of gender inequality.
MIGA principally provides political risk insurance for private investors undertaking foreign direct investment.
Plan lacks detail in key areas, including concrete commitments to end fossil fuels support.
IFC’s investments in gig economy platform companies come under scrutiny
Bank’s lofty projections for oil-based growth contradict more sober estimates that account for uncertainty in sector.
As the world struggles with divergent recovery paths from the pandemic, the IMF and World Bank once again failed to take the decisive action required during the Spring Meetings.
Analysis of the IMF and World Bank Development Commitee communiqué published on 9 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
World Bank President comes out against temporarily waiving intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 31 March 2021.
Civil society urges IFC and MIGA to act to maximise the benefits of CAO reforms
World Bank procurement mechanism faces questions over community engagement
ICSID suit against Dutch government’s fossil phase out highlights threat to climate action posed by investor-to-state dispute settlement mechanisms
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 29 March.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 29 March.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 26 March.