World Bank President comes out against temporarily waiving intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué, issues on 15 October, from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
New IFC head will lead implementation of IFC 3.0.
IFC and CAO will undergo changes in leadership at a pivotal time for both institutions, with merit-based selection of new leaders essential.
Carmen Reinhart, co-author of influential 2010 pro-austerity paper, named to key post.
World Bank chief economist departs as key role is “eroded”, while IMF’s Georgieva makes series of high-level appointments.
Philippe Le Houérou will depart 1 October, after joining IFC in 2015.
This Inside the Institutions looks at decision-making and governance structures at the IMF and World Bank.
The present IMF leadership 'contest' makes a mockery of the institution's multilateral character and further diminishes its legitimacy.
Lagarde resignation kicks-off another leadership race overshadowed by gentleman’s agreement.