Strategy/roles

IFI governance

News

Out with the new, in with the old? World Bank restructure reveals “colonial mindset"

Criticism of the latest elements of World Bank's restructure mounts from staff and the media, undermining president Kim’s leadership.

2 February 2015

IFI governance

Analysis

World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014

Bretton Woods Project coverage of the 2014 annual meetings with links to analysis of the communiqués and notes of key civil society and official meetings.

2 October 2014

IFI governance

Recommended resources 2014

The best papers and books on the World Bank and IMF from 2014.

2 February 2015

IFI governance

Background

The impact of the BRICS’ Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) and the New Development Bank (NDB)

Notes of a meeting on BRICS’ Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) and the New Development Bank (NDB) at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014

11 October 2014

IFI governance

Background

UK civil society meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Gwen Hines

Notes of a meeting with World Bank executive director Gwen Hines in October 2014.

10 October 2014 | Minutes

IFI governance

News

World Bank appoints remaining global practice directors

The remaining vacancies in the World Bank’s new global practices and cross cutting solutions areas, which emerged as part of the Bank’s 2013 strategy, have been filled.

29 September 2014

IFI governance

Analysis

IMF and World Bank at 70: many happy returns?

As the IMF and World Bank mark their 70th anniversary their leadership is being challenged as rival institutions have emerged, but reports of their demise appear premature.

29 September 2014

IFI governance

Analysis

A major political move: the BRICS launch the New Development Bank and a reserve arrangement

A new article, co-written by Eurodad and the Bretton Woods Project, analyses the BRICS' newly launched bank and reserve arrangement.

18 July 2014 | Review

IFI governance

Background

UK civil society meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Gwen Hines

Wednesday 25 June 2014 22 Whitehall, London   Attendees: World Bank: Gwen Hines, UK Executive…

1 July 2014 | Minutes

Rights

News

ILO paper questions IMF research on labour market reforms

A recent ILO publication finds major methodological flaws in reserach papers that the IMF used to justify the weakening of labour regulation.

27 June 2014