Finance

Analysis

The COVID-19 crisis is the time for the World Bank to embrace bold economic policies

1 April 2020
Center for Global Development

Finance

Analysis

Developing countries scramble for funds to stave off virus impact

1 April 2020
Financial Times

Gender

News

World Bank approves opposed $500m education loan to Tanzania

1 April 2020
The Citizen

IFI governance

Analysis

Statement by Global Unions: The Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank must produce a plan to coordinate economic stimulus, public health action and debt relief

31 March 2020
ITUC

Gender

Analysis

Opinion: The World Bank should not fund educational discrimination

30 March 2020
Devex

Rights

Analysis

Time for a rights-based global economic stimulus to tackle COVID-19

27 March 2020
CESR

Finance

Analysis

G20 Leaders’ Commitments Fall Far Short of Expectations

27 March 2020
Madhyam

Private Sector

Analysis

Repeat prescription: The impact of the World Bank’s Private Sector Diagnostic Tools on developing countries

25 March 2020
Eurodad

Finance

Analysis

Developing and emerging countries need capital controls to prevent financial catastrophe

25 March 2020
Critical Macro Finance

Finance

Analysis

Letter: The threat is greatest for developing and emerging countries

25 March 2020
Financial Times

Finance

Analysis

Tax justice and the coronavirus

24 March 2020
Tax Justice Network

Finance

Analysis

What has COVID-19 taught us about neoliberalism?

24 March 2020
WILPF

Finance

News

African finance ministers call for $100 billion stimulus, debt holiday

23 March 2020
Reuters

Finance

Analysis

It’s time for a major issuance of the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights

20 March 2020
Financial Times

Finance

Analysis

Financing for developing countries facing a coronavirus-sparked economic crisis

18 March 2020
ODI

Finance

Analysis

The IMF should inject liquidity through SDRs, and fast

17 March 2020
Financial Times

Infrastructure

News

ContourGlobal finally quits Kosova e Re coal plant

17 March 2020
CEE Bankwatch

Infrastructure

News

Flat batteries: Eskom risks another default on World Bank loan

15 March 2020
News 24, South Africa

Finance

Analysis

COVID-19 and debt in the global south: Protecting the most vulnerable in times of crisis

12 March 2020
Eurodad

Finance

News

Reaction to £150m in UK budget for coronavirus debt relief

11 March 2020
Jubilee Debt Campaign

IFI governance

News

World Bank finally approves Inspection Panel reforms after 2-year standoff

11 March 2020
Devex

Accountability

News

Global civil society groups urge respect for democracy and rights in Guyana

10 March 2020
Center for International Environmental Law

Finance

Analysis

Critics take aim at ‘failure’ of bond designed to fight disease

10 March 2020
Financial Times

IFI governance

News

World Bank amplifies accountability to communities affected by its projects

10 March 2020
ICIJ

Environment

News

World Bank accused over ExxonMobil plans to tap Guyana oil rush

9 March 2020
The Guardian

Private Sector

Analysis

How World Bank arbitrators mugged Pakistan

9 March 2020
Pakistan Today

Social services

Analysis

In the dark: Secrecy and the Myingyan public-private partnership gas power plant

9 March 2020
Recourse