Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 26 March.
This Inside the Institutions provides an overview of one of the World Bank’s most controversial types of lending, Development Policy Financing, and outlines some key critiques of the instrument.
Government states that $346 million loan jeopardised “the country’s sovereignty and economic interests.”
Civil society calls for policy package to meet Covid-19 ‘just recovery’ needs.
New common framework for debt relief announced at G20 Leaders’ Summit maintains prominent role of IMF and fails to include World Bank debt relief.
World Bank and other MDBs fail to sign on to general declaration as multilateral leadership on solutions to climate, debt and inequality crises remains inadequate.
The different arms of the World Bank Group lend money to developing countries and private enterprises.
The IMF provides various types of loans to member governments. This background article explains how IMF lending works and sets out the differences between the main types of IMF lending.
It is time for the IMF and World Bank to understand their own responsibility and decolonise their approach.
Notes from Civil Society Policy Forum at the 2020 IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings 29 September session on corruption and Covid-19 recovery.