Search Results for: global infrastructure facility

Land

Background

19 April 2013 | Minutes

An update and briefing on the global agriculture and food security program (GAFSP)

World Bank briefing on the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) with a particular focus on recent private sector window projects.

IFI governance

Background

22 April 2013 | Minutes

From the Arab revolutions to global austerity trends

This session examined issues thrown up by the Arab revolutions, including the fiscal, monetary, tax and investment policies being considered by governments facilitating, or hindering countries in the Arab and other regions in building an inclusive economy and supporting socioeconomic recovery, the impact on public expenditure for the strengthening of education, health, and other social sectors as well as the management of chronic and high unemployment and high food and fuel prices.

Accountability

News

26 June 2013

MIGA approves new facility for fragile states

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency announced in mid April the creation of a new Conflict-Affected and Fragile Economies Facility (CAFEF).

IFI governance

Analysis

10 March 2014 | Report

The future of global economic governance and the IMF

In December 2013, the German Development Institute, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Bretton Woods Project, in collaboration with the G-24, hosted a high-level workshop in Berlin to foster an open exchange on the profound changes in the global economy and the implications for global economic governance and its constituent institutions and members.

Environment

Analysis

31 March 2014 | Guest analysis

Global Partnership for Oceans: World Bank fishing in troubled waters?

CSO concerns have been raised over the Bank’s Global Partnership for Oceans initiative, due to the strong emphasis on promoting aquaculture and the push for privatisation of access to fish resources.

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.

Finance

Analysis

25 July 2018 | At Issue

The World Bank and the globalisation of housing finance

In prioritising capital market expansion, the needs of the lowest income groups are not being effectively addressed through World Bank interventions.

Rights

Commentary

6 December 2018 | Guest comment

World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings marred by clampdown on People’s Global Conference

Clampdown on civil society leaves stain on this year’s Annual Meetings, as global civic space is increasingly under threat

IFI governance

News

13 September 2011

Big infrastructure, small participation

The World Bank, in conjunction with the G20, is prioritising massive, cross-border infrastructure with private sector involvement, but has failed to involve any local communities.

Land

Analysis

4 April 2019 | At Issue

The highest bidder takes it all: The World Bank's new scheme to privatise land in the Global South

World Bank Enabling the Business of Agriculture rankings prescribe land privatisation at the expense of family farmers, pastoralists, and Indigenous Peoples.

Infrastructure

Background

17 April 2019 | Minutes

Sustainable Infrastructure: Aligning with Rights and the SDGs

Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum event on 10 April, which looked at sustainable infrastructure from fiscal, rights and climate lenses.