IFI governance

IFI governance

News

US blocks IMF voting righs redistribution

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

12 December 2019

IFI governance

Analysis

Annual Meetings wrap-up: Bretton Woods Institutions continue sleepwalking, as economic uncertainty and social tensions intensify

Seventy-five years after their founding, the World Bank and IMF held their Annual Meetings amidst heightened fears of another global financial crisis.

29 October 2019

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

IFI governance

Analysis

Development Committee communiqué analysis - Annual Meetings 2019

Analysis of the Development Committee communique released on 19 October.

23 October 2019

IFI governance

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

IFI governance

Analysis

2019 Annual Meetings Preamble

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

11 October 2019

IFI governance

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

IFI governance

News

Board decision could signal “vote of no confidence” in Inspection Panel

CSO fear World Bank board will compromise, undermining Inspection Panel powers.

3 October 2019
Illustration Observer Summer 2019

IFI governance

Analysis

Here we go again: Surprise IMF leadership change litmus test for its legitimacy

Lagarde resignation kicks-off another leadership race overshadowed by gentleman’s agreement.

30 July 2019