Seventy-five years after their founding, the World Bank and IMF held their Annual Meetings amidst heightened fears of another global financial crisis.
Latin America & Caribbean
IMF programme raises questions over unconstitutional attack on workers' rights.
IFC equity investment linked to development of key Brazilian transport corridor, leading to accelerated deforestation in the area.
Effectiveness of IMF’s approach questioned, as Argentina undergoes technical default.
World Bank Enabling the Business of Agriculture rankings prescribe land privatisation at the expense of family farmers, pastoralists, and Indigenous Peoples.
UN releases Guiding Principles on human rights impact assessments of economic reforms, begging the question of how the IMF will respond.
Latest IMF guidance on gender issues raises more questions than answers as it opens the door to impact assessments and alternative macro policies.
Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 17 October on the IMF’s approach to gender.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 18 October on the role of the IMF in tackling climate risk.
This Civil Society Policy Forum Session was co-sponsored by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce,…
IFC announces changes to environment and social safeguards after historic United States Supreme Court ruling.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 10 April, which looked at sustainable infrastructure from fiscal, rights and climate lenses.
The World Bank-funded International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes has published its proposed changes to its rules for resolving disputes between states and foreign investors, with ongoing consultation.
IMF's new chief economist views on exchange rates considered unorthodox