CSOs have raised concerns about the World Bank’s safeguards review as the next phase of the consultation is set to be launched.
Concerns have been raised about the safety of critics of World Bank projects and the adequacy of the Inspection Panel, as a new Bank grievance mechanism has been launched.
Notes from a meeting on Ebola during the World Bank spring meetings.
Notes from a meeting on the World Bank's Development Policy Finance retrospective during the Word Bank spring meetings.
The IMF and Ghana have reached a long-anticipated loan agreement.
US has abstained from voting on an IFC investment in a forestry project in Mozambique, raising concerns about environmental and social impacts.
The IMF has approved a $17.5 billion loan arrangement for Ukraine, however, it has been criticised for relying on debt forgiveness by its creditors.
The World Bank safeguards review leaves out key Bank lending mechanisms despite potential significant impacts, leading to questions around accountability.
As Greece agrees a loan extension which excludes an IMF contribution, commentators condemn the impact of IMF's previous loan conditionalities on the Greek economy.
This briefing shows that multilateral governance is at risk if long-overdue IMF quota and board reforms are not ratified.