A new report from NGO International Alert draws lessons for the Bank's work from its experience in Burundi, Nepal and the DRC. The IMF is struggling to decide how to engage in conflict-affected states.
In Europe, Asia and the United States, civil society has campaigned for reform of the World Bank through the replenishment process of the International Development Association.
US NGO Gender Action has published three papers illustrating the gulf between the IFIs' stated commitment to gender equality and the actual gender dimension of their investments.
The World Bank released a first draft of its latest World Development Report on 'agriculture for development' on 9 April.
The World Bank's new Gender Action Plan (GAP), aptly named Gender equality as smart economics, is tightly framed in the Bank's economic policy framework.
brief summary of the World Bank's work and priorities in education
Summary of OED report on the Bank's response to HIV/AIDS and civil society criticisms.
Highlights of meeting between Tom Scholar and UK NGOS
Highlights from a meeting between Bank president Wolfensohn, Fund director Rato, South African finance minister Trevor Manuel, UK chancellor Gordon Brown, and NGOs.
On 6 November the International Development Committee of the House of Commons held an evidence session on World Bank/IMF issues