At 75, the World Bank and IMF face a crisis of multilateralism in no small part of their own making as failed economic policies have resulted in skepticism of the international order they helped to create.
As We-Fi launches regional West Africa summit, feminists criticise narrow focus of women entrepreneur initiatives, while funding for women’s rights is in decline.
Latest Review of Quotas expected to be quashed, as US signals it will block reform.
World Bank's board fails to live up to commitments to open, transparent and merit-based selection process for Bank president.
US Supreme Court rejects IFC's immunity from suits in the US in landmark case
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué, issued on 12 October, from the 2018 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings in Bali, Indonesia.
Civil society press for review of Inspection Panel and Compliance Advisor Ombudsman to result in reserve funds, community-led monitoring systems and greater power for accountability mechanisms.
Court's decision on IFC’s legal immunity in the Tata Mundra coal-fired power plant case will set important precedent
IFC announces changes to environment and social safeguards after historic United States Supreme Court ruling.
As Pakistan requests an IMF loan amid concerns about its debt sustainability, the IMF response is caught up in China-US tensions.
BWP will provide analysis of the ministerial meetings’ communiqués, notes from CSPF seminars and more on BWP’s Dispatch page.
Plaintiffs make case for ending IFC's 'absolute immunity'
World Bank board to formalise contentious general capital increase at October Annual Meetings
Indian fishing communities that claim to have been harmed by IFC investments seek to challenge its 'absolute immunity'
Indian fishing communities and farmers will ask the highest court in the US to rule on IFC's immunity for its role in the controversial Tata Mundra coal-fired power plant in India.
ICSID, a World Bank arm for investor-state dispute arbitration, ruled that the $250 million case brought by Pac Rim Cayman against El Salvador in 2009 was without merit.