Search Results for: global infrastructure facility

IFI governance

Background

25 September 2015 | Inside the institutions

World Bank global practices and cross-cutting solution areas

This Inside the Institutions looks at the World Bank's new global practices and cross-cutting solutions areas that were established to improve how staff share knowledge internally and externally.

Finance

Analysis

1 March 2016 | Briefings

Rise of the global South and descent of the North?

This briefing notes that recent reforms to the IMF and World Bank governance and the establishment of new Southern-led IFIs are symbolically important, however, they are thus far not a rupture with the Western-dominated international financial architecture.

Finance

Analysis

5 April 2016 | At Issue

China goes global with development banks

This briefing examines the trajectory of China's evolving leadership in international development finance, including the impact of it's massive increase in development finance for developing countries.

Background

18 April 2016 | Minutes

Global Infrastructure Forum: Opening plenary

Notes from the opening plenary of the inaugural Global Infrastructure Forum, during the World Bank/IMF spring meetings 2016.

Finance

Analysis

29 June 2016 | Guest analysis

Public-private partnerships: The global debt iceberg?

Despite their popularity, PPPs have a very bad track record of delivering cost-effective investment for governments, and pose additional and serious problems by reducing transparency and accountability.

Conditionality

Background

6 October 2016 | Minutes

Managing global financial risks in uncertain times

Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings discussing how financial globalisation can allow crises to spread far more quickly and widely than ever before.

Rights

News

7 April 2017

Indonesian CSOs demand World Bank stop funding infrastructure funds

Indonesian organisations have demanded that the World Bank stops funding harmful infrastructure funds, highlighting impacts on the environment and indigenous communities.

Gender

Analysis

27 September 2017

Will World Bank Global Gender-Based Violence Task Force recommendations have a discernible impact?

Global Gender-Based Violence Task Force releases report with recommendations for World Bank, CSOs concerned over its limited mandate while questions remain whether the recommendations will have a discernible impact on the Bank’s approach to GBV.

Infrastructure

Analysis

4 October 2017 | At Issue

De-risking or risk shifting: The World Bank's proposed strategy to bridge the 'infrastructure gap'

This briefing analyses the implications of the strategy proposed by the World Bank for infrastructure financing. It details the type of policies and institutions required to achieve sustainable development.

Environment

Commentary

9 February 2016 | Guest comment

A critical juncture for forests: Will the World Bank rise to meet the global challenge?

World Bank is called to take a leadership role in reducing deforestation and promote community forest management, including through its new Forest Action Plan.

Infrastructure

Background

11 April 2014 | Minutes

Bridging the gap: scaling up investment into Africa's infrastructure

IFI governance

News

8 May 2014

World Bank appoints leaders of global practices, CAO

The World Bank has appointed 16 senior staff members to lead the global practices created as part of the Bank's restructuring process.