Renewed calls for a substantial SDR allocation raise urgency of reforming the inequitable global reserve ‘non-system’.
Alternative progressive solutions reached by democratic and inclusive multi-sectoral dialogue.
Community demands reparations from World Bank for murder of South African environmental activist Fikile Ntshangase for opposing the Tendele coal mine initially financed by IFC.
Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat
Environmental groups and activists claim victory after years of campaigning.
Request for critical IMF and World Bank resources of 2017.
NGO coalition Our Land Our Business denounced the World Bank’s March conference on land and poverty, condemning the Bank’s role in land grabs.
The Bretton Woods Project review of the most important developments at the World Bank and IMF in 2013.
Concerns have been raised about the safety of critics of World Bank projects and the adequacy of the Inspection Panel, as a new Bank grievance mechanism has been launched.
New concerns have been raised on the World Bank’s involvement in the Simandou mine in Guinea, including on the use of biodiversity offsets, while civil society has repeated unaddressed concerns on the Mongolia Oyu Tolgoi mine. Further concerns have been raised on mines in Dominican Republic, Peru and South Africa.