A leaked draft IEG report reveals declining performance trends at the World Bank, including the IFC’s financial sector lending, while the implementation of the Bank’s strategy continues with the launch of a public consultation on the new country engagement model.
A CAO report into the IFC's controversial role in Honduras palm oil company Dinant, has stalled with Bank management as civil society groups call for Bank president Kim to take action against the human rights abuses.
The World Bank publishes draft of a proposed new operational policy on guarantees.
24 January 2014 Attendees World Bank: Gwen Hines, UK World Bank Executive Director UK government:…
World Bank’s involvement in the Global Environment Facility and Green Climate Fund trust funds criticised.
The new World Bank Group strategy moves into the implementation stage with changes to country planning and internal structure, but critics say that little will change.
The Bretton Woods Project review of the most important developments at the World Bank and IMF in 2013.
Bretton Woods Project comment on President Jim Yong Kim's blog on Oxfam America challenges the Bank's emphasis on private sector development
World Bank launches a new approach to fragile states, accompanied by resources, including IFC investment but it remains unclear what role it will play in implementing the reforms.
Bretton Woods Project coverage of the 2013 annual meetings, including links to analysis and decoding of the communiqués as well as notes of some of the civil society and official meetings, as they become available.