World Bank Staff Association's call for permanent cancellation of Spring Meetings and its CSPF raises long-standing concerns about the need for improved civil society engagement by the Bank and Fund.
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 Development Committee communiqué published on 17 April.
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué, issued on 16 April, from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
Analysis of the G20 communiqué published on 15 April.
World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings take place amid a global health emergency which experts estimate could result in millions of deaths.
Looming financial crisis has roots in Bank's privatisation, financialisation and deregulation agenda.
World Bank and IMF contribute to financialisation and coorperatisation of agriculture contributing to food insecurity, concentration of power and climate emergency.
World Bank board announces Inspection Panel reform package to a mixed reception
CSO framework evaluates consequences of private sector activity on right to health.
World Bank's ‘innovative’ health financing instrument proved to be slow and late.
Accountability Console provides complete database of Independent Accountability Mechanism complaints.
Fund’s 15th review of quotas delayed as US blocks redistribution of voting rights.
CAO initiates investigation following complaint related to IFC-funded Bridge International Academies in Kenya.
CSOs express concerns at congressional hearing about pending IFC capital increase.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 16 October on women's economic inequality and macroeconomic policy.