Covid-19 pandemic highlights the urgent need for ICSID and wider ISDS reforms as cases threaten to undermine state efforts to protect public health.
World Bank’s new report on education and Covid-19 contrasts with IFC announcement on freezing private school investments.
Analysis of the IMFC communiqué, issued on 16 April, from the 2020 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
25 years after Beijing Declaration, austerity and privatisation still modus operandi of Bretton Woods Institutions at the cost of women's rights.
Concerns raised about IMF conditions pushing women back into poverty and informal work.
IMF managing director hints at change to corporate tax agenda and softened relationship with US administration
Over 60 civil society organisations call on the IMF to focus on the harmful impacts of its own policy advice on women's rights and gender equality.
CSOs raise concerns about IDA19 proposed policy commitments and lack of formal consultation.