Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat
Latin America & Caribbean
As IMF increases Argentina loan, its policies continue to ignore root causes of crisis with predictable impacts for Argentinians
The Doing Business Report 2019 criticised by civil society over its promotion of deregulation and low business tax.
One year after Oxfam study, IMF making progress on inequality agenda but still needs a fundamental shift
At the end of every year, the Bretton Woods Project highlights some of the most farcical remarks of Fund and World Bank staff. This time, it’s set to music.
Report links IFC to environmental harm and human rights violations resulting from cattle industry expansion in Paraguay.
Fight Inequality Alliance meets in Brazil to plan action against current shocking levels of inequality and prepare for World Bank and IMF October Annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia.
As Jordan is engulfed in social unrest and political upheaval, questions are raised around the relationship between IMF conditionality and trends in instability.
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
In March CAO found a complaint on behalf of communities affected by IFC’s investment in the Alto Maipo hydroelectric project in Chile eligible for further assessment.
The government of Suriname has cancelled its loan programme with the IMF, claiming its conditionalities were too much to bear for its citizens.
CSO ICAR submitted a letter to the World Bank about safeguarding provisions on the use of public and private security personnel. Concerns were raised about the inappropriate use of force and high-risk situations.
Notes from IEG-sponsored citizen's engagement civil society policy forum session - 19 April
Notes of spring meeting session on impact investments, 18 April.
Peruvian CSOs have raised concerns about the development of Peru's Country Partnership Framework in an open letter to the World Bank.