Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué published on 16 October from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
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.
Despite growing focus on climate issues, both institutions have backed controversial Mozambique LNG project.
The Bank’s new Africa energy strategy offers it an important chance to mainstream achieving SDG7 into its energy lending on the continent.
Law firm contracted under World Bank technical assistance apparently backs out after CSOs expose links to ExxonMobil.
Analysis of this year's World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings: With international response to Covid-19 mired in geopolitical manoeuverings and resistance to systemic change, calls for alternatives grow.
This Inside the Institutions provides an overview of how the Bank’s systems are designed to operate.
World Bank Staff Association's call for permanent cancellation of Spring Meetings and its CSPF raises long-standing concerns about the need for improved civil society engagement by the Bank and Fund.
As Nigeria enters a deepening economic recession, a $750 million World Bank programme for results (P4R) loan has resulted in increased electricity tariff rates for most Nigerians.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum 28 September Session at the IMF and World Bank 2020 Annual Meetings on Covid-19 and debt.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 1 October.
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2018.
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.