Strategy/roles

IFI governance

Background

World Bank global practices and cross-cutting solution areas

This Inside the Institutions looks at the World Bank's new global practices and cross-cutting solutions areas that were established to improve how staff share knowledge internally and externally.

25 September 2015 | Inside the institutions

IFI governance

Analysis

World Bank results: “a long-term, steady downward trend”

A series of reports by the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group raised further concerns over the Bank’s performance, as internal staff discontent continues.

6 July 2015

IFI governance

News

IMF’s chief economist announces departure

Olivier Blanchard, IMF's chief economist, to leave for US think tank Peterson Institute.

6 July 2015

Gender

News

World Bank gender strategy consultation

The World Bank is conducting a formal consultation on a new gender strategy concluding 31 July.

6 July 2015

Social services

Analysis

The elephant in the classroom: the World Bank and private education providers

World Bank’s high-level support for private education providers is condemned by the UN Special Rapporteur, NGOs and academics.

6 July 2015

IFI governance

Analysis

The IMF - indispensable?

As obituaries are written for the World Bank, a new blog published in the Financial Times, reveals how the IMF is set to become indispensable.

12 May 2015

Gender

Background

Gender and development: What is happening now?

Notes from a meeting on gender and development during the World Bank spring meetings.

16 April 2015 | Minutes

IFI governance

Analysis

CSO roundtable with World Bank Group executive directors

Sponsor: World Bank Group Chairs: Merza Hasan (WB Executive Director, MENA Constituency), Lindsay Coates (Acting…

14 April 2015 | Note

IFI governance

Analysis

The Bank and IMF in 2014: year in review

The Bretton Woods Project review of the most important developments at the World Bank and IMF in 2014.

25 February 2015

IFI governance

Commentary

Bankspeak of the year 2014

Bankspeak of the year 2014 celebrates some of the most ridiculous public remarks of Fund and Bank staff.

2 February 2015 | Humour