IMF and World Bank policies and programmes work in tandem to expand and deepen financialisation, exacerbating the inequality crisis and harming human rights, financial stability and democratic governance
Civil society rejects new Agreement arguing IMF loan will be used to pay odious debt and result in reforms damaging to human rights.
New CSO research alleges that IFC investments have contributed to forced displacement and labour, detention, and other human rights violations of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang, China.
Letter from World Bank Disabled Support Group to UN Human Rights Council and UN Special Rapporteur on Disability Rights
Private sector first approach intact in IDA20 replenishment despite CSO recommendations.
Mixed reactions on new World Bank Accountability Mechanism as civil society welcomes incorporation of dispute resolution function but is concerned about possible erosion of Inspection Panel independence.
As the world struggles with divergent recovery paths from the pandemic, the IMF and World Bank once again failed to take the decisive action required during the Spring Meetings.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 29 March.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum event on March 26.
Notes from the virtual Spring 2021 Civil Society Policy Forum on 25 March 2021.