Analysis of this year's World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings: With international response to Covid-19 mired in geopolitical manoeuverings and resistance to systemic change, calls for alternatives grow.
East Asia & Pacific
Analysis of the G24 communiqué released on 14 April.
World Bank praises Myanmar for improvement in Doing Business ranking, ignoring the implications of proposed reforms on country’s complex conflict dynamics.
The present IMF leadership 'contest' makes a mockery of the institution's multilateral character and further diminishes its legitimacy.
IFC equity investment linked to development of key Brazilian transport corridor, leading to accelerated deforestation in the area.
Critical gender analysis of Bank's Development Policy Financing.
World Bank and IFC identified as key funders of projects that endanger human rights defenders.
Latest Review of Quotas expected to be quashed, as US signals it will block reform.
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 10 April, which looked at sustainable infrastructure from fiscal, rights and climate lenses.
Bank responds to allegations with investigation into whether its China lending could be going to internment camps.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 12 April on the changing international tax landscape from a feminist perspective and challenging IFIs’ role in shaping it at the World Bank and IMF's 2019 Spring Meetings.
As Pakistan requests an IMF loan amid concerns about its debt sustainability, the IMF response is caught up in China-US tensions.
Bank and GCF finalise framework agreement, meaning nine co-financed projects can go forward.
Malaysian workers certify union of choice despite efforts of IFC-backed company.
BWP publishes Dispatch as civil society organise alternative events during IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali