A CSO report has found that the World Bank’s development policy lending is supporting incentives for fossil fuels in Egypt, Indonesia, Mozambique and Peru.
CSOs have refused to participate in a World Bank PPP consultation until transparency and accountability concerns are addressed.
The World Bank's IDA18 replenishment raised $75 billion, with increased reliance on capital markets and launched new $2.5 billion private sector window through IFC and MIGA.
Bodo Ellmers of Eurodad argues that, should the IMF not get repaid by Greece, it could finally shock the institution from being a “political puppet” into an effective crisis response instrument.
Notes of a UK CSO meeting with DFID on the annual meetings and the IDA process 23 September 2016.
The World Bank has announced that it is withholding new lending for Uganda, following the cancellation of a criticised road project.
The World Bank has suspended funding for the much criticised Inga 3 hydro power project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Notes of a meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Melanie Robinson 21 July 2016.
A report by the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group has criticised the Bank’s track record in rating the risks of development policy loans.
A report has cast further doubts on the viability and efficiency of the proposed lignite coal power plant in Kosovo which the World Bank is considering supporting.