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International

Welcome remarks at BW at 57

IFI governance

Analysis

Bretton Woods at 75 and the future of multilateralism conference

On 21 October the Georgetown University Law CAROLA, BWP and the Bank Information Center hosted a one-day conference entitled Bretton Woods at 75 and the future of multilateralism.

28 October 2019 | Minutes

IFI governance

Analysis

G20 press briefing analysis – Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the Group of Twenty (G20) press briefing held on 18 October in Washington DC, following a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors on 17-18 October.

25 October 2019

IFI governance

Analysis

Development Committee communiqué analysis - Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the Development Committee communique released on 19 October.

23 October 2019

IFI governance

Analysis

Annual Meetings wrap-up: Bretton Woods Institutions continue sleepwalking, as economic uncertainty and social tensions intensify

Seventy-five years after their founding, the World Bank and IMF held their Annual Meetings amidst heightened fears of another global financial crisis.

23 October 2019

IFI governance

Analysis

IMFC communiqué analysis – Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the International Monetary and Financial Committee communique released on 19 October.

23 October 2019

IFI governance

Analysis

G24 communiqué analysis – Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the communiqué of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development (G24), released 17 October.

23 October 2019

Finance

Analysis

Bretton Woods at 75

BWP publishes essay series reflecting on the legacy of 75 years of IMF and World Bank policies and power.

14 October 2019 | Briefings

IFI governance

Analysis

2019 Annual Meetings Preamble

As the Bretton Woods Institutions reach 75, much-needed critical reflection is still missing.

11 October 2019
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Other news

Gender

Background

Advancing a feminist approach to women's economic inequality

Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 16 October on women's economic inequality and macroeconomic policy.

15 November 2019 | Minutes

Environment

Background

World Bank Group Paris Alignment: Governance & private sector participation in the energy sector

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.

1 November 2019 | Minutes

Social services

Background

Leveraging Private Sector Engagement in Health: Maximizing or Obstructing Progress towards Universal Health Coverage?

Notes from CSPF on 18 October on the growing trend of directing public finance to support business in healthcare.

1 November 2019 | Minutes

Environment

Background

Forests & Climate Change: How Can Mainstreaming Forests Address Challenges of Climate Change and Development?

Notes from the CSPF on 15 October on the World Bank’s Forest commitments and ways forward to address challenges and weaknesses identified.

25 October 2019 | Minutes

Gender

Background

Cutting to the core: Rethinking the IMF’s way of doing business to tackle gender inequalities

Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 17 October on the IMF’s approach to gender.

28 October 2019 | Minutes

Environment

Background

The IMF & climate change: Can the Fund help countries avoid a ‘climate Minsky moment’?

Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 18 October on the role of the IMF in tackling climate risk.

28 October 2019 | Minutes

Environment

News

New director takes over Bank’s unfinished climate work

Juergen Voegele was appointed in July, replacing outgoing climate director John Roome.

3 October 2019

Social services

News

Human Rights Council resolution challenges World Bank approach to education

Abidjan Principles recognition by UN HRC states confronts World Bank privatization push in education.

30 July 2019
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