The present IMF leadership 'contest' makes a mockery of the institution's multilateral character and further diminishes its legitimacy.
East Asia & Pacific
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.
World Bank Enabling the Business of Agriculture rankings prescribe land privatisation at the expense of family farmers, pastoralists, and Indigenous Peoples.
Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat
IMF and World Bank continue to undermine gender equality through bulk of macroeconomic policy advice.
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