Analysis of the G20 communiqué published on 14 October from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
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Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué published on 16 October from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
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.
Analysis of the G24 communiqué released on 13 October.
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.
Implementation in full of the independent review of IFC, MIGA and CAO is essential if institutions are to meet persistent accountability and remedy gaps.
It is time for the IMF and World Bank to understand their own responsibility and decolonise their approach.
World Bank backs private sector voucher project in Uganda as poorest women lose out.
Amidst multiple financial and economic crises, a classic IMF intervention in Lebanon could exacerbate inequalities and social tensions.
Civil society, trade unions and academics call for permanent end of Doing Business Report as World Bank suspends its publication due to data irregularities.
Despite growing focus on climate issues, both institutions have backed controversial Mozambique LNG project.
World Bank Indian education loan causes controversy over private sector provisions.