Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat
Despite the idyllic setting and notwithstanding recent global growth, the 2018 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings took place in a context of apprehension, which seemed unmatched by forceful action.
Analysis of the G20's press briefing on 12 October, following the Fourth Ministerial Meeting of Argentina's G20 Presidency, in Nusa Dua, Bali.
Analysis of the Development Committee communiqué released on 13 October at the World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali.
Analysis of the G24 communiqué, issued on 11 October at the 2018 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali.
BWIs' approach questioned amidst lingering crisis of multilateralism.
As inequality in Asia continues to deepen, civil society renews calls for IMF and World Bank to be held accountable for exacerbating inequality.
As World Bank prepares to launch its Human Capital Index at the upcoming Annual Meetings in Indonesia, long-standing critiques of Human Capital Theory remain.
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.
BWP publishes Dispatch as civil society organise alternative events during IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali
The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) makes history by filing first ever climate-related complaint against the IFC with the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO).
Indonesian organisations have demanded that the World Bank stops funding harmful infrastructure funds, highlighting impacts on the environment and indigenous communities.
Notes of a meeting on emerging markets in transition at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
A letter from civil society in response to the IFC's lesson learned briefing
Images from an Oscar-nominated documentary exploring the history of Indonesia’s Suharto government and the killing of an estimated 1 million Indonesians during the 1960s has been screened on the walls of the World Bank to pressure it to acknowledge its support for Suharto.
Minutes from a side event with the World Bank safeguards team presenting an update on the review process during the World Bank/IMF annual meetings 2013.