New common framework for debt relief announced at G20 Leaders’ Summit maintains prominent role of IMF and fails to include World Bank debt relief.
Amidst multiple financial and economic crises, a classic IMF intervention in Lebanon could exacerbate inequalities and social tensions.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 1 October.
New energy policy sees European Investment Bank end support for unabated coal, oil and gas from 2021.
Fund and central banks increasingly pondering macroeconomic policies to tackle climate risks.
The present IMF leadership 'contest' makes a mockery of the institution's multilateral character and further diminishes its legitimacy.
Notes from CSPF on 18 October on the growing trend of directing public finance to support business in healthcare.
Move comes after concerted civil society campaign calling for ‘fossil-free EIB’.
CSO fear World Bank board will compromise, undermining Inspection Panel powers.
Lagarde resignation kicks-off another leadership race overshadowed by gentleman’s agreement.
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.
Latest Review of Quotas expected to be quashed, as US signals it will block reform.