US Supreme Court rejects IFC's immunity from suits in the US in landmark case
UN releases Guiding Principles on human rights impact assessments of economic reforms, begging the question of how the IMF will respond.
World Bank's due diligence processes highly suspect as it invests a quarter of a billion dollars in Nigerian Seven Energy, where several individuals associated with the company’s flagship contract are now either on the run or charged with money laundering.
Despite years of preparation, civil society organisations remain unconvinced that reform of Bank’s safeguards has been for the better
Defenders in Development Campaign welcomes IFC’s position on retaliation against human rights defenders in development but call for more specific actions
Plaintiffs make case for ending IFC's 'absolute immunity'
Civil society press for review of Inspection Panel and Compliance Advisor Ombudsman to result in reserve funds, community-led monitoring systems and greater power for accountability mechanisms.
BWP publishes Dispatch as civil society organise alternative events during IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali
As inequality in Asia continues to deepen, civil society renews calls for IMF and World Bank to be held accountable for exacerbating inequality.
IEG critiques of Bank operations in FCS gain relevance as stakeholders push Bank to increase lending.