Civil society rejects new Agreement arguing IMF loan will be used to pay odious debt and result in reforms damaging to human rights.
Civil society and economists unite in calls for IMF to abolish unethical and harmful surcharges on member countries that undermine financial stability and Covid-19 recovery.
IMF gender research direction shifts away from macroeconomic drivers of gender inequality.
Open letter calls for an end to IMF surcharges that penalise middle-income countries, limit their capacity to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and meet their human rights obligations.
Analysis of the G24 communiqué released on 5 April from the 2021 virtual World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings.
New methodology fails to meet long-standing civil society calls to put needs of people before debt service.
Argentina’s strategy to increase fossil fuel exports to ease debt burden ignores need for increased state investments and climate commitments.
From Latin America to North Africa and the Middle East, governments experience backlash against IMF loan programmes and policy recommendations.
IMF research acknowledges measures to restrict capital outflows introduced in 2019 contributed to Argentina meeting the performance criteria for the Fund’s Extended Fund Facility.
IMF managing director continues to refuse to answer letter from UN Human Rights Council concerning the negative impact of IMF surcharges as world celebrates 75th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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."
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."
Notes from Civil Society Policy Forum event on April 13, 2022 on "Are We Heading Towards and Austerity-Based Recovery?"
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 6 October on the governance and resourcing implications of IMF's surcharges.
Controversial loan from IMF could force country into severe spending cuts.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 31 March 2021.