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.
Court's decision on IFC’s legal immunity in the Tata Mundra coal-fired power plant case will set important precedent
Notes from the 19 April Civil Society Policy Forum session on financing development through financial intermediaries at the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings.
CAO convenes process after February complaint alleged land grabbing, negative livelihood impacts.
BOOKS Enforcing the rules in a global economy: The emergence of structural conditionality in the…
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
The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) makes history by filing first ever climate-related complaint against the IFC with the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO).
Civil society seeks to input into IFC's new development outcomes framework.