As Jordan is engulfed in social unrest and political upheaval, questions are raised around the relationship between IMF conditionality and trends in instability.
In prioritising capital market expansion, the needs of the lowest income groups are not being effectively addressed through World Bank interventions.
UN Special Rapporteur publishes report on IMF and social protection, calls on Fund to practice what it preaches.
As the World Bank publishes a report calling for labour market deregulation, global trade unions fight back.
Reports expose the scale of damage caused by PPPs, adding weight to broader concerns around the Bank’s aggressive promotion of them.
IEO produces fragility evaluation on IMF and finds major staff incentive issues and other concerns, questioning Fund's credibility of its commitments in this area.
New IEG report raises questions about the Bank’s ability to use findings from evaluations to inform its operations.
Analysis and look-back of this year's World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings; CSOs remain unconvinced of Bank's capital increase while Fund deals with looming debt crisis.
World Bank board to formalise contentious general capital increase at October Annual Meetings
Pinelopi Goldberg joins as the Bank’s chief economist and Imrana Jalal as the new chairperson of the Inspection Panel
Despite improvements, notes still contain gaps in key areas including human rights and climate action
GCF’s permanent trustee will chosen through open bidding process with final decision expected to be taken in October
Miriam Brett will manage BWP's work on areas relating to international development finance, with a focus on macroeconomic scrutiny of the IMF
World Bank ESF draft Guidance Notes for Borrowers continue to concern civil society
Team of UK academics launch new, freely available IMF conditionality database.
Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors submits letter to the IMF expressing concerns about impacts of Fund's policies on social protection.