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Conditionality

Analysis

12 December 2019

IMF and World Bank complicit in ‘austerity as new normal’, despite availability of alternatives

UN organisations build consensus on need to expand fiscal space, as IMF and World Bank continue to push austerity.

Knowledge

Background

22 January 2020 | Resource

Recommended resources on the World Bank and IMF 2019

The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2019.

Finance

Analysis

6 December 2018

The IMF in Argentina: Can an old dog learn new tricks?

As IMF increases Argentina loan, its policies continue to ignore root causes of crisis with predictable impacts for Argentinians

Private Sector

Analysis

7 April 2020

Recipe for disaster: The IMF and World Bank’s role in the financialisation of food and agriculture

World Bank and IMF contribute to financialisation and coorperatisation of agriculture contributing to food insecurity, concentration of power and climate emergency.

Finance

Analysis

7 April 2020

COVID-19 crisis highlights urgency of reconsidering World Bank's MFD approach

Looming financial crisis has roots in Bank's privatisation, financialisation and deregulation agenda.

IFI governance

Analysis

15 April 2020

Spring Meetings amid Covid-19 crisis: Will this change everything?

World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings take place amid a global health emergency which experts estimate could result in millions of deaths.

IFI governance

Analysis

21 April 2020

Spring Meetings 2020 wrap-up: Will this change everything? Apparently not…

Analysis of this year's World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings: With international response to Covid-19 mired in geopolitical manoeuverings and resistance to systemic change, calls for alternatives grow.

Rights

Analysis

16 July 2020

Fears of lawsuits at World Bank’s tribunal constrain efforts to fight pandemic

Covid-19 pandemic highlights the urgent need for ICSID and wider ISDS reforms as cases threaten to undermine state efforts to protect public health.

IFI governance

Analysis

5 October 2018

Annual Meetings Preamble: 10 years after crisis, World Bank and IMF fight for relevance amidst mounting global economic pressure

BWIs' approach questioned amidst lingering crisis of multilateralism.

Social services

News

6 December 2018

IMF and World Bank’s support for privatisation condemned by UN expert

A new UN report shines light on how IMF and World Bank support for privatisation contributes to the elimination of human rights

IFI governance

Background

19 April 2018 | Minutes

The promotion of Public-Private Partnerships – exporting a failed model?

Notes from the 19 April Civil Society Policy Forum session on the World Bank's promotion of public-private partnerships at the World Bank and IMF's Spring Meetings.

Environment

News

6 December 2017

Shared prosperity? WBG fails to progress on energy access for poor

A new civil society report criticises the World Bank for not doing enough to help meet Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) objective of achieving universal energy access by 2030.