New common framework for debt relief announced at G20 Leaders’ Summit maintains prominent role of IMF and fails to include World Bank debt relief.
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Market-led policy approaches increasingly used to deal with both climate and health emergencies are failing to protect those most vulnerable.
Community demands reparations from World Bank for murder of South African environmental activist Fikile Ntshangase for opposing the Tendele coal mine initially financed by IFC.
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.
IFC accused of violation of performance standards after alleged retaliatory action against workers.
World Bank and other MDBs fail to sign on to general declaration as multilateral leadership on solutions to climate, debt and inequality crises remains inadequate.
Case continues troubling trend of increased ISDS claims from fossil fuel industry.
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.
Environmental groups and activists claim victory after years of campaigning.
Panel yet to rule on case filed in April despite receiving consultant's report.
CSOs call for IFC to close remaining loopholes in Green Equity Approach, after equity client chosen to pilot the initiative makes investment in coal plant expansion in Indonesia.
Civil society call on newly appointed CAO vice president to safeguard CAO’s independence and fight for full implementation of recent external review of IFC and MIGA accountability framework.
Marrakesh was due to host 2021 meetings prior to announcement.
The different arms of the World Bank Group lend money to developing countries and private enterprises.
The Mount Nimba nature reserve has been listed as a World Heritage site since 1981 but classified as "in danger" since 1992, in part due to the threat of iron-ore mining.
World Bank’s pandemic bond instrument scrapped after high visibility Covid-19 failure