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Gender

Background

8 December 2022 | Inside the institutions

The World Bank's approach to gender mainstreaming

This Inside the Institutions looks at the World Bank’s current approach to gender mainstreaming, reflecting on and comparing it to previous Bank approaches to addressing gender inequality.

IFI governance

Background

11 November 2023 | Minutes

An Evolution Roadmap responsive to development crises? Towards an external evaluation of the World Bank’s cascade

Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum on 11 October 2023 titled, "An Evolution Roadmap responsive to development crises? Towards an external evaluation of the World Bank’s cascade."

IFI governance

Commentary

13 December 2023 | Humour

A dizzying ride down the cascade of Bank and Fund double-speak in 2023

From the gentleman's agreement and carbon taxes to B-Ready and the Evolution Roadmap Playbook, the BWIs took us for another ride down the cascade of buzzwords in 2023. Join the BWP gourmets in savouring the word salad.

Environment

Background

13 December 2023 | Inside the institutions

What is the IMF Resilience and Sustainability Trust?

This Inside the Institutions looks at IMF’s Resilience and Sustainability Trust (RST) reflecting on concerns about its eligibility criteria, quota limit, and 'green conditions'.

Environment

News

13 December 2023

Morocco and IMF Resilience and Sustainability Trust: Balancing debt, privatisation and neocolonial dynamics

Morocco's $1.32 billion Resilience and Sustainability Trust loan comes with 'green conditions' which may facilitate neocolonial resource-grabbing and a European-led rush for ‘green’ hydrogen.

Finance

Analysis

13 December 2023

UN Secretary General's New Agenda for Peace calls for urgent financial architecture and policy reform

UN Secretary General’s New Agenda for Peace report identifies growing threats to global peace and stability, and proposes urgent reforms to the unjust economic system. World Bank and IMF resist policy and governance reform.

Gender

Background

11 October 2017 | Minutes

Contradicting commitments: Why fiscal space matters for women and work

Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings session on the IMF's approach to fiscal space, women and work, 11 October

IFI governance

Analysis

14 December 2020 | At Issue

Gambling with our lives: Global emergencies expose consequences of decades of IMF and World Bank policies

Market-led policy approaches increasingly used to deal with both climate and health emergencies are failing to protect those most vulnerable.

Knowledge

Analysis

9 December 2021

Death of Doing Business Report greatly exaggerated as World Bank announces rebranding plans

World Bank announces relaunch of Doing Business Report in approximately two years.

Social services

News

23 March 2021

World Bank-backed water bill sparks anti-privatisation movement in Nigeria

Bill withdrawn after allegations of misconduct, as Nigerian civil society mobilises against water privatisation.

Social services

Background

24 March 2021 | Minutes

Universal access to healthcare: Lessons learned from Public-Private Partnerships

Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 24 March.

IFI governance

Background

25 March 2021 | Minutes

An economic future for whom? The Cascade/MFD and recovery

Notes from the virtual Spring 2021 Civil Society Policy Forum on 25 March 2021.