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.
Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué released on 13 October at the World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali.
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.
New IEG report raises questions about the Bank’s ability to use findings from evaluations to inform its operations.
On the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis, the World Bank and IMF have much to ponder ahead of the upcoming 2018 Spring Meetings.
Despite World Bank's One Planet Summit announcement that it will stop funding oil and gas extraction after 2019, it still has much to do to fully decarbonise its lending portfolio.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2017.
BWP analysis of the Development Committee Communiqué issued on 14 October, as part of this year's World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings.
A June petition signed by more than 120,000 people called on IFIs, “to immediately stop funding for projects that are located in protected areas.”
Complaint is latest in a series of environmental & social concerns raised about Southern Gas Corridor
152 CSOs call demand World Bank halt its aggressive support of PPPs, publicaly recognise their significant risks.
In October, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced the appointment of Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive officer of IBRD and IDA.
Notes from IEG-sponsored citizen's engagement civil society policy forum session - 19 April
In response to increasing concern about the safety of human rights and environmental defenders, the World Bank’s accountability mechanisms look to improve complainant protection against retaliation and intimidation.
Minutes from a World Bank sponsored event on the new World Bank Group strategy during the 2013 WB/IMF annual meetings.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency announced in mid April the creation of a new Conflict-Affected and Fragile Economies Facility (CAFEF).