International

IFI governance

News

IMF policy and governance in the context of the 'poly-crisis.' What next?

Please join us for this half-day hybrid event that will bring together organizations and individuals from around the world — including US Congressman Jesus “Chuy” García, Latindadd’s Patricia Miranda, economic historian Adam Tooze, former Argentinian finance minister Martín Guzmán, former Ecuadorian central bank director Andrés Araúz, and more — to discuss the urgent reforms of the IMF’s policies and governance structures needed to support an effective global response to the climate, inequality, food security, debt, and energy crises.

15 October 2022 | Events

IFI governance

Background

Implications of financial deepening for inequality and its impact on gender, poverty, and marginalization

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum panel on 14 October 2022 titled "Implications of financial deepening for inequality and its impact on gender, poverty, and marginalization."

14 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Greening whole economies? Unpacking World Bank plans for Paris alignment by July 2023

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 14 October titled "Greening whole economies? Unpacking World Bank plans for Paris alignment by July 2023."

14 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Accelerating equality through a gender-just green transition: unlocking women and girls’ economic opportunities

Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 13 October titled "Accelerating equality through a gender-just green transition: unlocking women and girls’ economic opportunities."

13 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

IFC, Uber and the gig economy: deregulation and labour flexibilisation as a “women’s empowerment” strategy

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum panel on 13 October titled "IFC, Uber and the gig economy: deregulation and labour flexibilisation as a 'women’s empowerment' strategy,"

13 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Debt transparency and public accountability - designing the way forward

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 12 October 2022 titled "Debt transparency and public accountability - designing the way forward."

12 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Global health financing architecture for pandemic preparedness and response: Tackling future challenges and building on strong foundations

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum panel on 12 October titled "Global health financing architecture for pandemic preparedness and response: Tackling future challenges and building on strong foundations."

12 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Fit for purpose? IMF Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and taxation approaches during multiple intersecting crises

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 12 October titled "Fit for purpose? IMF Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and taxation approaches during multiple intersecting crises."

12 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Global South feminist perspectives and proposals on accelerating climate finance for countries facing debt crises

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 12 October titled, "Global South feminist perspectives and proposals on accelerating climate finance for countries facing debt crises."

12 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Background

Green and just? Climate in IMF surveillance & lending – evidence from Pakistan, Argentina, South Africa, Indonesia

Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum on 11 October titled, "Green and just? Climate in IMF surveillance & lending – evidence from Pakistan, Argentina, South Africa, Indonesia."

11 October 2022 | Minutes

IFI governance

Analysis

Annual Meetings 2022 Preamble: With risk of global recession on horizon, World Bank and IMF's ability to offer credible solutions remains in question

Economic turmoil and geopolitical fragmentation will provide the backdrop to the first in-person World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings since 2019.

6 October 2022

Finance

Analysis

G20 review calls for increased MDB lending as World Bank ignores urgent need for policy changes

G20 independent review calls for increased lending by multilateral development banks to address multiple crises, but lack of reform in World Bank crises response framework raises concerns about how it would use additional resources.

4 October 2022