G24 finance ministers called for urgent measures to arrest the unequal recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The communiqué of the IMFC was issued on 14 October. It emphasised an uneven recovery from the Covid-19 crisis and highlighted debt concerns. It also called for progress on IMF quota reform.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 8 October on the need for the World Bank to better address economic gender inequality in conflict-affected countries.
Doing Business scandal, likely conditions attached to SDR rechannelling and lack of Bank and Fund support for an intellectual property waiver for vaccines highlight links between undemocratic governance structures at Bank and Fund and the uneven recovery from the pandemic.
Bretton Woods Project, Eurodad and Afrodad publish statement on the need for IDA20 replenishment to make an effective and meaningful contribution to recovery and resilience efforts.
CSO launches call for the fair channeling of Special Drawing Rights.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 6 October on the World Bank's need to highlight the centrality of public healthcare systems, central to a just and equitable recovery.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 6 October on the governance and resourcing implications of IMF's surcharges.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 4 October on the ways to maximise the impacts of the recent allocation of $650 billion Special Drawing Rights.
Civil society groups argue that IMF must be far more ambitious in its plans for SDRs to be channelled to countries in need.
Forthcoming research from ActionAid International shows IMF’s dogmatic support for public sector wage bill cuts continues.
Strategy proposes adding up to 95 new staff to boost Fund’s capacity to work on climate issues, as civil society research suggests Fund advise misaligned with just energy transition.