The international financial system’s reliance upon credit ratings – usually based on dubious premises – needs urgent rethinking.
CSOs raise concerns about IDA19 proposed policy commitments and lack of formal consultation.
Database launched on Covid-19-related IMF spending to help civil society keep track of lending programmes.
Two new CSO reports document inadequate response by states, the IMF and World Bank.
As IMF increases Argentina loan, its policies continue to ignore root causes of crisis with predictable impacts for Argentinians
Fight Inequality Alliance meets in Brazil to plan action against current shocking levels of inequality and prepare for World Bank and IMF October Annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia.
In prioritising capital market expansion, the needs of the lowest income groups are not being effectively addressed through World Bank interventions.
Co-financing arrangements and increased World Bank-AIIB cooperation on mega-infrastructure projects represent a dangerous global trend that threatens human rights and locks in a failed development model.
Civil society seeks to input into IFC's new development outcomes framework.
World Bank unveils cascade concept that privileges private over public finance. De-risking in order to attract private sector investments threatens to shift risks to public sector and result in third wave of privatisation.