New common framework for debt relief announced at G20 Leaders’ Summit maintains prominent role of IMF and fails to include World Bank debt relief.
Community demands reparations from World Bank for murder of South African environmental activist Fikile Ntshangase for opposing the Tendele coal mine initially financed by IFC.
IFC accused of violation of performance standards after alleged retaliatory action against workers.
Case continues troubling trend of increased ISDS claims from fossil fuel industry.
It is time for the IMF and World Bank to understand their own responsibility and decolonise their approach.
World Bank backs private sector voucher project in Uganda as poorest women lose out.
Despite growing focus on climate issues, both institutions have backed controversial Mozambique LNG project.
The international financial system’s reliance upon credit ratings – usually based on dubious premises – needs urgent rethinking.
The Mount Nimba nature reserve has been listed as a World Heritage site since 1981 but classified as "in danger" since 1992, in part due to the threat of iron-ore mining.
World Bank’s pandemic bond instrument scrapped after high visibility Covid-19 failure
As Nigeria enters a deepening economic recession, a $750 million World Bank programme for results (P4R) loan has resulted in increased electricity tariff rates for most Nigerians.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum at the 2020 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings 5 October session on the World Bank's 'Maximizing Finance for Development' and the Covid-19 response.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum 28 September Session at the IMF and World Bank 2020 Annual Meetings on Covid-19 and debt.
CAO initiates investigation following complaint related to IFC-funded Bridge International Academies in Kenya.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum panel event on 16 October on women's economic inequality and macroeconomic policy.
Notes from a Civil Society Policy Forum event on 16 October.