New BWP briefing offers critical gender analysis of World Bank lending instrument to borrowing countries.
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Fund turns its attention to carbon pricing to support Paris Agreement alignment, as climate vulnerable countries see rising cost of climate impacts.
Lagarde resignation kicks-off another leadership race overshadowed by gentleman’s agreement.
At 75, the World Bank and IMF face a crisis of multilateralism in no small part of their own making as failed economic policies have resulted in skepticism of the international order they helped to create.
World Bank and IFC identified as key funders of projects that endanger human rights defenders.
As We-Fi launches regional West Africa summit, feminists criticise narrow focus of women entrepreneur initiatives, while funding for women’s rights is in decline.
As climate crisis deepens, IFC’s Green Equity Strategy faces delay from World Bank’s Board, with CSO activists calling Board’s foot-dragging a ‘scandal’.
Abidjan Principles recognition by UN HRC states confronts World Bank privatization push in education.
International community fails to deliver on 'Loss & Damage' while poorest countries become further indebted.
US Congress yet to approve World Bank’s proposed capital increase agreed in 2018.
The World Bank launches a new primer on PPPs and gender equality as civil society and women’s rights groups highlight concerns around risks and harmful impacts to gender equality and sustainable development.
CIFs indefinitely postpone decision on when they will close, prompting concerns CIFs recapitalisation drive will rival GCF replenishment.