This session examined the governance and resourcing implications of the IMF's surcharges and investigated whether they are necessary or, as some states claim, discriminatory and at odds with the IMF’s stated objective of assisting member countries to protect the most vulnerable and pursue an inclusive and sustainable 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.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 31 March 2021.
New methodology fails to meet long-standing civil society calls to put needs of people before debt service.
Private creditors provided with IMF backing in Argentina negotiations as country enters into default.
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.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 17 October on the IMF’s approach to gender.
Effectiveness of IMF’s approach questioned, as Argentina undergoes technical default.
This Civil Society Policy Forum Session was co-sponsored by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce,…