World Bank and IMF shareholders must use the anniversaries of the Inspection Panel and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights respectively to demand both establish human rights policies and meet their international obligation to provide remedy
Action plan launched by Bretton Woods Institutions and other IFIs ignores role of corporatisation of agriculture in contributing to current crisis.
EarthRights International examines how the Jam v. IFC case has helped to shift the landscape of accountability for international financial institutions by successfully challenging their claim to “absolute” immunity in US courts, potentially opening IFC up to further legal challenges in future.
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué published on 8 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
Analysis of the G20 communiqué published on 7 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
Analysis of the G24 communiqué released on 5 April from the 2021 virtual World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings.
Thousands of Indian farmers protest damaging World Bank and IMF-supported reforms to agriculture laws.
IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office suggests that Fund guidelines are too restrictive and recommends a refresh in light of recent experience and research.
The World Bank released a concept note of Doing Business report replacement, B-Ready project, ignoring civil society demands of an independent evaluation.
The divestment follows a 2020 freeze in new IFC direct and indirect investments in for-profit education providers.
Civil society day of action rejects corporate agenda and greenwashing in World Bank and IMF Covid-19 recovery.
IFC continues to avoid responsibility for its investments in Tata Mundra coal power plant as US federal court rules that harmful acts took place outside the United States.
World Bank President comes out against temporarily waiving intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum event on 30 March.
IFC announces changes to environment and social safeguards after historic United States Supreme Court ruling.
Plaintiffs make case for ending IFC's 'absolute immunity'