Seventy-five years after their founding, the World Bank and IMF held their Annual Meetings amidst heightened fears of another global financial crisis.
Analysis of the communiqué of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development (G24), released 17 October.
As the Bretton Woods Institutions reach 75, much-needed critical reflection is still missing.
World Bank’s new draft FCV strategy fails to detail how Bank will address negative impacts of its orthodox policies on drivers of conflict.
CSOs raise concerns about IDA19 proposed policy commitments and lack of formal consultation.
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.
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.
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.
BOOKS Enforcing the rules in a global economy: The emergence of structural conditionality in the…
Notes from a meeting with the UK World Bank Executive Director on 6 July 2018.
Notes of a meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Melanie Robinson on 19 March 2018.
In October, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced the appointment of Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive officer of IBRD and IDA.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2016.
Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings on the role of management in ensuring development banks responds appropriately to community complaints.
Forced labour victim and human rights defenders have filed a complaint with CAO, alleging that IFC knowingly finances a company benefiting from forced labour.