World Bank's vision of the changing nature of work clashes with the feminist community, civil society, trade unions and international organisations.
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World Bank's due diligence processes highly suspect as it invests a quarter of a billion dollars in Nigerian Seven Energy, where several individuals associated with the company’s flagship contract are now either on the run or charged with money laundering.
Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat
IMF and World Bank continue to undermine gender equality through bulk of macroeconomic policy advice.
Despite years of preparation, civil society organisations remain unconvinced that reform of Bank’s safeguards has been for the better
The Doing Business Report 2019 criticised by civil society over its promotion of deregulation and low business tax.
A new UN report shines light on how IMF and World Bank support for privatisation contributes to the elimination of human rights
International Finance Corporation announced new ‘green equity’ policy to encourage financial intermediaries to divest from coal, while Bank pulled plug on mooted Kosovo coal project.
Defenders in Development Campaign welcomes IFC’s position on retaliation against human rights defenders in development but call for more specific actions
As IFC launches consultation on draft Principles, its declining development outcome performance as 'first impact investor' provides useful point of departure.
Plaintiffs make case for ending IFC's 'absolute immunity'
The World Bank-funded International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes has published its proposed changes to its rules for resolving disputes between states and foreign investors, with ongoing consultation.
Malaysian workers certify union of choice despite efforts of IFC-backed company.
BWP publishes Dispatch as civil society organise alternative events during IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali
Panel received request to investigate allegations related to proposed World Bank loan in 2017.
Bank commissions energy options study, which will explore alternate electricity sources.