Notes from the 10 October civil society Q&A session focusing on climate with International Finance Corporation CEO, Philippe le Houerou, at the World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings.
One year after Oxfam study, IMF making progress on inequality agenda but still needs a fundamental shift
IEG critiques of Bank operations in FCS gain relevance as stakeholders push Bank to increase lending.
As World Bank prepares to launch its Human Capital Index at the upcoming Annual Meetings in Indonesia, long-standing critiques of Human Capital Theory remain.
The Coalition of Jakarta Residents Opposing Water Privatisation (KMMSAJ) calls for civil society groups globally to join them during Annual Meetings in Bali in protest against water privatisation
Report links IFC to environmental harm and human rights violations resulting from cattle industry expansion in Paraguay.
Alarm bells ringing as Ukraine struggles to meet IMF conditionality on fuel prices and anti-corruption approach criticised
Significant concerns also remain about environmental and social impacts of mega-infrastructure project partially financed by World Bank.
BWP publishes Dispatch as civil society organise alternative events during IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali
Panel received request to investigate allegations related to proposed World Bank loan in 2017.
Bank commissions energy options study, which will explore alternate electricity sources.
Isabel Alvarez and Ella Hopkins join the Bretton Woods Project as Communications Manager and Gender Project Officer, respectively
Civil society remains concerned that World Bank's We-Fi fund excludes most marginalised women.
A June petition signed by more than 120,000 people called on IFIs, “to immediately stop funding for projects that are located in protected areas.”
Notes from a meeting with the UK World Bank Executive Director on 6 July 2018.
World Bank board to formalise contentious general capital increase at October Annual Meetings