World Bank board silent following meeting on Guatemala dam investigation into IFC-linked harms.
Civil society deeply concerned about lack of transparency and consultation in ongoing reviews of World Bank's accountability mechanisms.
Seventy-five years after their founding, the World Bank and IMF held their Annual Meetings amidst heightened fears of another global financial crisis.
BWP publishes essay series reflecting on the legacy of 75 years of IMF and World Bank policies and power.
As the world ponders the fate of a beleaguered multilateralism on the 75th anniversary of the Bank and Fund, both fail to act on essential governance reforms and opt to maintain the unjust privilege of the Global North.
Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué published on 13 April.
Civil society press for review of Inspection Panel and Compliance Advisor Ombudsman to result in reserve funds, community-led monitoring systems and greater power for accountability mechanisms.
Despite the idyllic setting and notwithstanding recent global growth, the 2018 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings took place in a context of apprehension, which seemed unmatched by forceful action.
Accountability Console provides complete database of Independent Accountability Mechanism complaints.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 15 October on independent accountability mechanisms, with a focus on the World Bank’s Inspection Panel and Compliance Advisor Ombudsman.
CAO convenes process after February complaint alleged land grabbing, negative livelihood impacts.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2018.
Malaysian workers certify union of choice despite efforts of IFC-backed company.
Notes from a meeting with the UK World Bank Executive Director on 6 July 2018.
IFC announces preliminary measures to address CAO complaints regarding Uganda's Bujagali dam, as project receives WBG refinancing boost.
Complaint is latest in a series of environmental & social concerns raised about Southern Gas Corridor