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.
World Bank board announces Inspection Panel reform package to a mixed reception
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 G20 communiqué published on 15 April.
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué, issued on 16 April, from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
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.
25 years after Beijing Declaration, austerity and privatisation still modus operandi of Bretton Woods Institutions at the cost of women's rights.
World Bank chief economist departs as key role is “eroded”, while IMF’s Georgieva makes series of high-level appointments.
Concerns raised about IMF conditions pushing women back into poverty and informal work.