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 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.
IFC equity investment linked to development of key Brazilian transport corridor, leading to accelerated deforestation in the area.
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.
World Bank and IFC identified as key funders of projects that endanger human rights defenders.
As We-Fi launches regional West Africa summit, feminists criticise narrow focus of women entrepreneur initiatives, while funding for women’s rights is in decline.
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 12 April on the changing international tax landscape from a feminist perspective and challenging IFIs’ role in shaping it at the World Bank and IMF's 2019 Spring Meetings.
Move comes after concerted civil society campaign calling for ‘fossil-free EIB’.
CAO convenes process after February complaint alleged land grabbing, negative livelihood impacts.
Abidjan Principles recognition by UN HRC states confronts World Bank privatization push in education.
US Congress yet to approve World Bank’s proposed capital increase agreed in 2018.
IFC announces changes to environment and social safeguards after historic United States Supreme Court ruling.
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