Disbursement of funds continues to be slow in the Forest Investment Program (FIP). The World Bank has responded to civil society groups’ criticism over the lack of consultation for FIP plans in Indonesia.
World Bank’s new draft environmental and social framework is criticised as a step backwards that could lower the standards for the international development community.
Notes of a meeting on comparative analysis of social and environmental safeguards in IFIs at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
Notes of a meeting on emerging markets in transition at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
Notes of a meeting on how to make PPPs work at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
2010 agreement to reform IMF voting shares in favour of developing countries flounders as IMF governance reforms blocked by US Congress, again. Developing countries expressed anger and raised concerns about the Fund’s ability to deal credibly and effectively with new and ongoing financial crises.
A new article, co-written by Eurodad and the Bretton Woods Project, analyses the BRICS' newly launched bank and reserve arrangement.
World Bank faces increased competition over large scale infrastructure in Asia, with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the BRICS Bank.
Update on the Forest Investment Program (FIP) from CIFs Monitor 9
Updates on the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) from CIFs Monitor 9
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