New edition of the Bretton Woods Project's biannual Climate Investment Fund (CIFs) Monitor, published to coincide with the World Bank-hosted CIFs committee meetings.
New edition of the Bretton Woods Project's biannual Climate Investment Fund (CIFs) Monitor, published to coincide with the World-Bank hosted CIFs committee meetings.
Fishing and farming communities from Gujarat, India, has filed a lawsuit against the International Financial Corporation.
US has abstained from voting on an IFC investment in a forestry project in Mozambique, raising concerns about environmental and social impacts.
This briefing shows that multilateral governance is at risk if long-overdue IMF quota and board reforms are not ratified.
IFC disagrees with concerns raised by CAO about its capacity to assess whether its investments through financial intermediaries have a positive development impact.
UN experts have questioned the World Bank’s draft safeguards’ lack of references to human rights, meanwhile the consultation process continues to raise concerns by NGOs.
Notes of a meeting on BRICS’ Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) and the New Development Bank (NDB) at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
Notes of a meeting on IFC lending through financial intermediaries at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014
UN votes to adopt developing countries’ resolution on a legal framework for debt resolution, independent of creditors, including the IMF.
The IMF rings more warnings about the costs of having an oversized financial sector, but fails to recommend stronger controls on the banking sector.
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.