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Commentary

Reviews of World Bank Group’s accountability mechanisms too important to be done in secret

Civil society deeply concerned about lack of transparency and consultation in ongoing reviews of World Bank's accountability mechanisms.

12 December 2019 | Guest comment
Welcome remarks at BW at 57

IFI governance

Analysis

Bretton Woods at 75 and the future of multilateralism conference

On 21 October the Georgetown University Law CAROLA, BWP and the Bank Information Center hosted a one-day conference entitled Bretton Woods at 75 and the future of multilateralism.

28 October 2019 | Minutes

IFI governance

Analysis

G20 press briefing analysis – Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the Group of Twenty (G20) press briefing held on 18 October in Washington DC, following a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors on 17-18 October.

25 October 2019

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Analysis

Development Committee communiqué analysis - Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the Development Committee communique released on 19 October.

23 October 2019

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Analysis

IMFC communiqué analysis – Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the International Monetary and Financial Committee communique released on 19 October.

23 October 2019

IFI governance

Analysis

G24 communiqué analysis – Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the communiqué of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development (G24), released 17 October.

23 October 2019

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Analysis

2019 Annual Meetings Preamble

As the Bretton Woods Institutions reach 75, much-needed critical reflection is still missing.

11 October 2019

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Commentary

Tout change et rien change pas: Global power and IMF leadership

The present IMF leadership 'contest' makes a mockery of the institution's multilateral character and further diminishes its legitimacy.

3 October 2019 | Guest comment

Other news

IFI governance

News

12 December 2019

Accountability Counsel launches key tool for accountability community

Accountability Console provides complete database of Independent Accountability Mechanism complaints.

IFI governance

News

12 December 2019

US blocks IMF voting righs redistribution

Fund’s 15th review of quotas delayed as US blocks redistribution of voting rights.

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News

30 July 2019

New IMF surveillance tool launched

Bretton Woods Project publishes new online tool to search IMF Article IV reports. 

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News

4 April 2019

World Bank appoints Independent Evaluation Group Director and Inspection Panel member

World Bank appoints Alison Evans as new IEG Director General and Ramanie Kunanayagam as Inspection Panel member

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News

4 April 2019

Follow BWP’s World Bank and IMF 2019 Spring Meetings Dispatch

BWP will provide analysis of the ministerial meetings’ communiqués, notes from CSPF seminars and more on BWP’s Dispatch page.

IFI governance

News

6 December 2018

IMF quota reforms: The fight for democratic governance continues

Uneven votes shares and global power imbalances shape the IMF voting shares, as it prepares to shake up its voting quotas

IFI governance

News

6 December 2018

IMF appoints Gita Gopinath as its first female chief economist

IMF's new chief economist views on exchange rates considered unorthodox

IFI governance

Background

28 August 2018 | Minutes

UK civil society meeting with UK World Bank Executive Director Melanie Robinson

Notes from a meeting with the UK World Bank Executive Director on 6 July 2018.