The World Bank's April spring meetings saw its first involvement with LGBT rights creating controversy in the media and civil society.
Sponsors: International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), White Ribbon Alliance, WBG (Health, Nutrition and Population Division)…
A health public-private partnership is starving Lesotho's public health services of resources, affecting rural communities, where death rates are rising.
In a new blog the Bretton Woods Project highlights the Bank's increasing investment in financial intermediaries at the expense of education and health
The World Bank has announced big spending programmes in health, electricity and telecoms in Burma, however, critics point to its failure to protect human rights or consult properly with civil society.
World Bank report on health prevention criticised for ignoring evidence and theory.
The Bretton Woods Project review of the most important developments at the World Bank and IMF in 2013.
Minutes from a civil society event on civil society consultations in the health sector at the WB/IMF annual meetings.
Bank president Jim Yong Kim has publicly prioritised universal health coverage and education however, critics worry about increased support for private companies to deliver these services.
As the World Bank released a new report on the impacts of climate change and is due to discuss its energy focus, it defended its engagement in fossil fuels, including the Kosovo coal power plant.