Analysis of the IMFC communiqué published on 8 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
East Asia & Pacific
New common framework for debt relief announced at G20 Leaders’ Summit maintains prominent role of IMF and fails to include World Bank debt relief.
The rising power of the private sector has undermined debt justice and much-needed pandemic response capacity, while IFIs' calls for sustainable recovery at the Annual Meetings fall flat.
Analysis of the G20 communiqué published on 14 October from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Annual Meetings.
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.
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.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum event on 30 March.
Notes from the virtual Spring 2021 Civil Society Policy Forum on 25 March 2021.
Civil society letter condemns World Bank statements as ‘weak’.
World Bank plans to publish latest DBR in March and undertake an external review of the report’s methodology.
Civil society calls for policy package to meet Covid-19 ‘just recovery’ needs.
CSOs call for IFC to close remaining loopholes in Green Equity Approach, after equity client chosen to pilot the initiative makes investment in coal plant expansion in Indonesia.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum at the 2020 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings 5 October session on the World Bank's 'Maximizing Finance for Development' and the Covid-19 response.
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.