Latest IMF guidance on gender issues raises more questions than answers as it opens the door to impact assessments and alternative macro policies.
World Bank's due diligence processes highly suspect as it invests a quarter of a billion dollars in Nigerian Seven Energy, where several individuals associated with the company’s flagship contract are now either on the run or charged with money laundering.
The Doing Business Report 2019 criticised by civil society over its promotion of deregulation and low business tax.
One year after Oxfam study, IMF making progress on inequality agenda but still needs a fundamental shift
Significant concerns also remain about environmental and social impacts of mega-infrastructure project partially financed by World Bank.
Joseph Hanlon asks where the accountability for the Mozambique debt crisis lies and why the poor are once again paying the costs.
Notes from the 19 April Civil Society Policy Forum session on the response to the 2008 financial crisis at the World Bank and IMF's Spring Meetings.
Notes from the 19 April Civil Society Policy Forum session on the World Bank's promotion of public-private partnerships at the World Bank and IMF's Spring Meetings.
IFC announces preliminary measures to address CAO complaints regarding Uganda's Bujagali dam, as project receives WBG refinancing boost.
Notes from IEG-sponsored citizen's engagement civil society policy forum session - 19 April
Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank 2017 spring meetings on MDB actions on climate change and forests.
Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank 2017 spring meetings on energy access.
Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank 2017 spring meetings launching the third report in the Inspection Panel's new series on "emerging lessons", on environmental assessment.
Community representatives involved in a World Bank Inspection Panel complaint have been targeted with a court injunction by a Bank-funded company.
Ghana elected a new president who has pledged to review the country's IMF programme, which was criticised by civil society for its harsh impacts on the poorest.
Mozambique defaults on its debt after IMF freezes loan. IMF reopens discussions on new loan programme but civil society concerned lessons are not learnt.