Amidst multiple financial and economic crises, a classic IMF intervention in Lebanon could exacerbate inequalities and social tensions.
French court finds IMF managing director Lagarde guilty of “negligence in dealing with public funds” when she was finance minister in 2008, however no fine or sentence was imposed.
A UN special rapporteur, CSOs and donor countries have critiqued the lack of human rights in the World Bank's draft new environmental and social framework, as the consultation process has continued to be fraught with difficulty.
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.
The Bretton Woods Project awards the most comical use of words by members of staff at the World Bank and IMF in 2013.
IMF’s managing director lost a July appeal to avoid trial in France over negligence while French finance minister.
As the IMF initiates negotiations with Tunisia, concerns have been expressed that renewed reforms will not be inclusive or target deep-seated economic and social issues.
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The IMF has put itself out of step with Europe on the issue of financial transaction taxes.
French police searched the Paris apartment of IMF managing director Christine Lagarde in late March as part of an investigation over the way Lagarde, as French minister of finance, handled the compensation settlement of French millionaire Bernard Tapie.
Activities on IFIs during the European Social Forum included a workshop on the Asian Development Bank and one on the role of Europe at the Bank and the IMF to counter US dominance.