It is time for the IMF and World Bank to understand their own responsibility and decolonise their approach.
From Latin America to North Africa and the Middle East, governments experience backlash against IMF loan programmes and policy recommendations.
Bretton Woods Institutions found to share responsibility for social unrest leading to serious human rights violations.
General Secretary of Tunisia's largest trade union calls for an overhaul of the IMF's approach to bring about socially just expansionary policies, after strikes overturn IMF-backed wage bill
UN releases Guiding Principles on human rights impact assessments of economic reforms, begging the question of how the IMF will respond.
One year after Oxfam study, IMF making progress on inequality agenda but still needs a fundamental shift
As Jordan is engulfed in social unrest and political upheaval, questions are raised around the relationship between IMF conditionality and trends in instability.
Despite claiming to no longer support austerity, the IMF has imposed damaging cutbacks on the people of Tunisia as part of its loan conditionality, leading to widespread discontent on Tunisian streets.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 17 October on the IMF’s approach to gender.
Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank CSO Forum at the 2016 Spring meetings, evaluating how well the World Bank and IMF have done on respecting the country ownership principle ten years after its international acceptance.
As the IMF initiates negotiations with Tunisia, concerns have been expressed that renewed reforms will not be inclusive or target deep-seated economic and social issues.
BWP report finds few signs of IMF policy-change in the MENA region post 2011.
New America Foundation civil society event on subsidy reform in Arab countries, held in the civil society forum of the 2013 IMF/World Bank annual meetings
Minutes from a civil society event on civil society consultations in the health sector at the WB/IMF annual meetings.