As geopolitical tensions rise amidst worsening global economic conditions, civil society demands the democratisation of a world economic order away from the established Global North and elite capitalist hegemony.
UN official and civil society criticise World Bank and other MDBs for lack of ambition at COP26.
Doing Business scandal once again highlights that geopolitical wrangling is key driving force behind Bretton Woods Institutions’ governance structure and policy prescriptions.
New common framework for debt relief announced at G20 Leaders’ Summit maintains prominent role of IMF and fails to include World Bank debt relief.
Fund and central banks increasingly pondering macroeconomic policies to tackle climate risks.
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.
Isabel Alvarez and Ella Hopkins join the Bretton Woods Project as Communications Manager and Gender Project Officer, respectively
Reports expose the scale of damage caused by PPPs, adding weight to broader concerns around the Bank’s aggressive promotion of them.
BWP is pleased to welcome Friederike Strub as our Gender Equality and Macroeconomics Lead and Amy McShane as Gender Project Officer.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 4 October on the ways to maximise the impacts of the recent allocation of $650 billion Special Drawing Rights.
Notes from a meeting with the UK World Bank Executive Director on 6 July 2018.
World Bank board to formalise contentious general capital increase at October Annual Meetings
Notes of a meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Melanie Robinson on 19 March 2018.
Notes of a meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Melanie Robinson on 22 September 2017.
Notes of a UK CSO meeting with DFID on the annual meetings and the IDA process 23 September 2016.
Notes of a meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Melanie Robinson 21 July 2016.