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IFI governance

Background

6 October 2021 | Minutes

IMF surcharges: A necessary tool or counter-productive obstacle to a just and green recovery?

Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 6 October on the governance and resourcing implications of IMF's surcharges.

IFI governance

Background

6 October 2016 | Minutes

Equity, inclusion and education: Examining evidence on low-fee private schools

Notes from a side event on privatisation of education and low-fee private schools, which took place during the World Bank-IMF 2016 annual meetings.

IFI governance

Analysis

16 October 2018

Annual Meetings Wrap-up: 'Headwinds' overshadow Bali holiday

Despite the idyllic setting and notwithstanding recent global growth, the 2018 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings took place in a context of apprehension, which seemed unmatched by forceful action.

Knowledge

Analysis

12 December 2019 | At Issue

Ease of Doing Business – what does it conceal?

As India has risen in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings, it has seen other key development indicators slip.

Accountability

News

16 July 2020

CSOs raise concerns about conflict of interest related to World Bank technical assistance loan in Guyana

Law firm contracted under World Bank technical assistance apparently backs out after CSOs expose links to ExxonMobil.

Social services

News

6 October 2020

World Bank loan to India promotes private sector in education as millions of children out of school

World Bank Indian education loan causes controversy over private sector provisions.

Environment

Analysis

29 September 2021 | At Issue

World Bank’s plans for Indonesia: Delayed action on climate and continued coal and gas support

Indonesian civil society have raised concerns that the World Bank is promoting gas and supporting further coal expansion in its new Country Partnership Framework.

Environment

Analysis

25 April 2013 | Briefings

Climate Investment Funds Monitor 7

The Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) are financing instruments designed to pilot low-carbon and climate-resilient development through the multilateral development banks (MDBs). They are comprised of two trust funds - the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF).

IFI governance

Commentary

12 July 2006 | Statement

Dichiarazione della società civile europea sulla riforma della governance del Fondo Monetario

La 13a revisione delle quote del Fondo Monetario Internazionale ha generato un forte dibattito sulla necessit

Accountability

Background

22 April 2013 | Minutes

Bending the arc of poverty

The session focused on the World Bank's development strategy, poverty eradication goals, global inequality, and the threat of climate change.

Knowledge

News

17 June 2008

World Bank and poverty debates (II): Poverty reduction claims vindicated?

Two new World Bank working papers have rekindled the debate over how to count the poor, with the Bank asserting that even more people have been brought out of poverty in China than had previously been estimated.

IFI governance

Analysis

16 September 2005 | At Issue

How much trust should we put in the funds?

In 2004, the World Bank was responsible for the disbursement of over $3 billion through the 903 trust funds that it manages. The amount of funds being channelled through trust funds looks set to take off as increased international aid commitments chase limited spending channels. Recipients of these funds may see them as manna from heaven - but if trust fund support is not additional to other aid commitments, is this an optimum use of resources or just a cacophony of voices all trying to pull t