IMF's continued push for central bank independence criticised as undemocratic, unequal and for curtailing countries' capacity to respond to the pandemic.
Review maintains inadequate and inconsistent approach to economic and gender inequality, as well as climate change.
IDA20 must take urgent action to ensure tangible support for economic transformation and decent jobs, and the establishment of a social protection fund.
IMF gender research direction shifts away from macroeconomic drivers of gender inequality.
MIGA principally provides political risk insurance for private investors undertaking foreign direct investment.
Plan lacks detail in key areas, including concrete commitments to end fossil fuels support.
Open letter calls for an end to IMF surcharges that penalise middle-income countries, limit their capacity to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and meet their human rights obligations.
Bank’s lofty projections for oil-based growth contradict more sober estimates that account for uncertainty in sector.
Civil society urges IFC and MIGA to act to maximise the benefits of CAO reforms
ICSID suit against Dutch government’s fossil phase out highlights threat to climate action posed by investor-to-state dispute settlement mechanisms
Activists call for suspension of IMF disbursements, raising alarm about lack of accountability for several African loans.
Notes from the Spring 2021 Civil Society Policy Forum session on 1 April.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 31 March 2021.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum event on 30 March.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 29 March.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 29 March.